indented area of elbow-arm stretched straight
often used to reduce fever (i.e. cold packs, alcohol rubs, aspirin)
unequal shapes, sizes & relative positions of body parts (ex: if one eye droops)
baseline vital signs
1st vital sign measurements/1st reading of basic signs of life, including body temp., pulse, BP, & respiration rate.
main artery of arm, measure BP
Slow resting heart rate
slow resting respiratory rate
Freeze=0 degrees Celcius,
Boil H20=100 degrees Celcius
corners of lips
created as arteries return to original state when heart relaxes btw contractions
1 breath taken out
1 breath taken in
Freeze=32 degrees Farrenheit,
Boil H20=212 degrees Farrenheit
body temperature above normal range
higher than normal BP
lower than normal BP
body temp below normal range
exam/detect for abnormalities with fingers/hands, check pulse, etc.
where lines are when pt. smiles
instrument-hears amplified heart sounds
If divided in half, mirror images.
1st sound-heart contracts, forces blood through arteries
rapid resting heart rate
rapid resting respiratory rate
line around lip
Basic signs of life. Include body temp, BP, pulse, respiration rate.
Farrenheit normal body temp range
Celcius normal body temp range
Normal Adult Pulse rate
Normal Child Pulse rate
Normal Adult Respiration rate
Normal Child Respiration rate
Normal Systolic BP
Normal Diastolic BP
Pump to 160
Normal BP reading i.e. Child 10 yr old?
Pump to 120
Normal BP reading i.e. Teen 16 y.o?
Normal BP reading of Adult?