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    D. PULSE PRESSURE INTRODUCTION The pulse pressure is the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure. The systolic or top pressure is defined as the amount of pressure exerted on the blood vessels when the ventricle is contract (systole). The pressure is due to the force produced as the blood is ejected contacted with the blood vessel’s wall. On the other hand, the diastolic or bottom pressure is defined as the amount of pressure of the blood vessels when the heart is at rest (diastole). DISCUSSION A) Pulse pressure In simplest words, the pulse pressure can be explained as the amount of pressure when the systolic pressure minus diastolic pressure. The unit is in mmHg. As per theory, the pulse pressure is proportional to stroke volume, or the total amount of the blood ejected by the left ventricle…

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    Introduction Blood pressure is the force exerted on the blood vessels’ walls when blood passes through, while the pulse is the noticeable snapping back of the thick, elastic walls of an artery after blood surges through (Weedman 2014). Previous studies have shown that patients undergoing high stress situations had lower blood pressures and pulse rates after listening to relaxing music than before listening to music (Sutoo and Akiyama 2004; Knight and Rickard 2001). Research has shown that…

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    as it picks up electrical signals from the heart through the skin, when it beats. The data will be send then to the wrist band where the heart is displayed and the whole data is collected to review the differences during the period of measurement. (Wood, R. (2015) Measuring Heart Rate) For measuring her blood pressure she might has used an automatic machine. She needs to put her arm in a cuff – where a gauge is fixed- which gets inflated to squeeze the arm. If the cuff is fully inflated air…

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    1 shows only a 0.5 difference in heartrate. This suggests that participants had a higher arousal level after listening to high energy music supporting the hypothesis. In both trials however, heart rate increase is minor, establishing a marginal effect on the relationship between music type and physical arousal. While the hypothesis is supported to an extent, this experiment lacks the reliability and the imperical evidence to support whether music preference relates to an increased physcial…

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    For her early morning vital signs, her emotional state depicts as uncooperative and groggy, but as the morning progressed, she became more awake and alert. Her 0800 vital signs are as follows: oral temperature 98.3 degrees Fahrenheit, respiratory rate 16, heart rate via left radial pulse is 46, blood pressure 170/66 left arm lying down, oxygen saturation is 97% using her left digital probe finger and is on room air. The patient denies any pain, and I was told to monitor the patient periodically…

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    Exercise effects the human body in many fascinating ways; as it causes the body to adapt and alter to aid the body’s stimulation. Take when carrying out the Harvard step test practical. This test is where a person carries out a period of exercise for a certain length of time and then records their heart rate before and for so long after the period. This shows how fit and healthy the heart is by showing how long it takes for the heart to go back to a regular resting pulse rate. “The…

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    head elevated 30 to 45 degrees for the auscultation and palpation of the carotid vessels and for an inspection, palpitation and auscultation of the precordium. The client was then asked to sit up and lean forward for the auscultation heart sounds; S1 and S2 auscultations are normal and distinct with noisiest sound at the apex of, the pattern and rhythm were normal, no split in sounds or accentuated sounds. No extra heart sounds were heard with the S3 and S4 auscultations, there were an absence…

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    to eat breakfast in bed and take his morning medicines. He then goes back to sleep until about 10:30am when the CNA does his morning care and gets him out of bed. Once he is up and in his wheelchair, he visits the shower room for his morning bowel movement. He then wheels himself around the halls and heads to the main dining room for lunch. After lunch, he heads to his room and goes back to bed. He has dinner in bed and then has a partial bath before he goes to sleep. Several times during…

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    already have been using such technology during their educational trainings. McGonigle and Mastrian (2015) also state that it is important to assess nursing attitudes to determine the best way to proceed with staff education and implementation rollout. As far as external environments such as competitors, many of the competing hospitals including the Yale New Haven Hospital system’s inpatient psychiatric facilities, are already using such technology. Implementing this technology…

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    Physical Examination Vital signs:  Temperature- 38.0 C oral  Heart Rate- 132 beats per minute by radial pulse palpation  Respirations- 28 per minute  Blood Pressure- 90/50 mmHg  Oxygen saturation- 98% on room air General: Patient is noted to be lethargic, but arouses easily to verbal stimuli. Patient is able to answer questions appropriately, but falls asleep when undisturbed. She is oriented to name, place, person, and purpose, aside from the ability to track with eyes.  Head: Scalp…

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