a procedure for detecting changes in a patient's condition.
It involves four steps:
1 - repeating the primary assessment
2 - repeating and recording vital signs
3 - repeating the physical exam
4 - and checking interventions
changes in a patient's condition over time,
such as slowing respirations or rising pulse rate, that may show improvement or deterioration, and that can be shown by documenting repeated assessments.
shouting (verbal stimulus)
flicking the feet (painful stimulus)
How do you check the mental status of an unresponsive child/infant?
increase the flow rate until it does.
If the NRB mask does not completely deflate when the patient inhales, you __________.