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  1. Infants Pulse is
  2. Blood Pressure definition
  3. Blood Pressure Ranges for Adults
  4. Radial pulse is taken where
  5. Rate of Respiration for children
  1. a Systolic 100-120, Diastolic 60-80
  2. b at the inner aspect of the wrist, above the thumb
  3. c Is a measurement of the pressure that the blood exerts on the walls of the arteries during the various stages of heart activity. It is read in Millimeters (mm) of mercury
  4. d 100-160 beats per minute
  5. e Breaths per minute for children is; 16-30

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Hold thermometer with one hand to take the temperature, with the other hand pull the ear pinna up and back on any child over 1 year of age and on adults. Pull the ear pinna straight back for infants under 1 year old.
  2. oral, axillary, rectal, temporal, ear
  3. 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit
  4. Cuff, gauge, bulb, control valve, internal bladder
  5. One person should check the Apical pulse, while the second person should check another pulse site

5 True/False questions

  1. Blood Pressure cuff size determinationThe width of the cuff should be approximately 40 % of the circumference of the patient's upper arm.


  2. Positioning of patient for taking BPpatient should be seated or lying comfortably & have forearm supported on a flat surface. Center of bladder & lower edge of the cuff 1 - 1 1/2 inches above the antecubital area (bend of the elbow) over the brachial artery


  3. When getting ready or finishing doing an Apical pulse what must you do to the stethoscopeOne person should check the Apical pulse, while the second person should check another pulse site


  4. Common causes of Hypertensionrefers to the depth and quality of the respiration. Words used to describe are: Deep, Shallow, Labored, Difficult, Stertorous (abnormal sounds like snoring), Moist. Also regular or Irregular


  5. Axillary Temperature Range96.6 Degrees to 98.6 Degrees F


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