Chapter 15 - Reassessment

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reassessment

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

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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?

crying

An expected response from a child with normal mental status is:

increase the flow rate until it does.

If the NRB mask does not completely deflate when the patient inhales, you __________.

every 15 minutes for a stable patient

every 5 minutes for an unstable patient

Reassess the patient every _____ minutes for a stable patient and every _____ minutes for an unstable patient.

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