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34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
76 terms
BASIC FUNDAMENTALS VITAL SIGNS
Vital Signs
Temperature
Fever
Febfile
Signs necessary to life that used to evaluate a patient's con…
A mesure of the amount of heat below the skin and the subcuta…
Elevated body temperature
With Fever
Vital Signs
Signs necessary to life that used to evaluate a patient's con…
Temperature
A mesure of the amount of heat below the skin and the subcuta…
66 terms
Fundamentals Vital Signs
Vital signs
96.8-100.4 degrees F
12-20 breaths per minute
60-100 beats per minute
-measurements of temp, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rat…
Normal range of temp for adults
Normal range of respirations for adults
Normal range of pulses for adults
Vital signs
-measurements of temp, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rat…
96.8-100.4 degrees F
Normal range of temp for adults
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fundamentals 24 vital signs
respirations
Afebrile
Apnea
Bradycardia
respiration: gas exchange between the atmospheric air in the…
: a condition in which the body temperature is not elevated
absence of breathing, more than 4-6 minutes can cause death
slow heart rate
respirations
respiration: gas exchange between the atmospheric air in the…
Afebrile
: a condition in which the body temperature is not elevated
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
50 terms
Fundamentals: Vital Signs
core temperature
thermoregulation
basal metabolic rate (BMR)
shivering
temperature of deep tissues
balance between heat lost and heat produced
heat produced by the body at absolute rest
involuntary body response to temperature differences in the b…
core temperature
temperature of deep tissues
thermoregulation
balance between heat lost and heat produced
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
177 terms
Fundamentals-Vital Signs
Vital signs
Oxygen saturation
Who can measure vital signs?
Times to assess body temperature (Box…
Body temperature, pulse, respiratory, and blood pressure.
Measured at same time as traditional vital signs.
UAPs can be delegated this task but when doing so, nurse ALWA…
•On admission... •change in health status... •before/after drug adm…
Vital signs
Body temperature, pulse, respiratory, and blood pressure.
Oxygen saturation
Measured at same time as traditional vital signs.
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vital signs for fundamentals
Proper Sequence
Oral
Axillary
Rectal
Temperature, Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure
Adult average- 96°F-99.9°F(36.5°C-37C°)
1°F (0.5°C) lower than oral temperature
1°F (0.5°C) higher than oral temperature
Proper Sequence
Temperature, Pulse, Respiration, Blood Pressure
Oral
Adult average- 96°F-99.9°F(36.5°C-37C°)
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
24 terms
FUNdamentals- vital signs
Vital Signs
When to take vital signs
Temperature
Temperature that indicates a medical e…
Temperature, pulse, respiration rate,... and blood pressure are…
During initial visit = baseline readings Annually for patient…
96-99.6 can be normal. 98.6 is considered average.
105.8 degrees
Vital Signs
Temperature, pulse, respiration rate,... and blood pressure are…
When to take vital signs
During initial visit = baseline readings Annually for patient…
34 terms
ATI Vital Signs (FUNDAMENTALS)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
32 terms
Fundamentals CH 21 Measuring Vital Signs
What is the name of the pulse point at…
What is the name of the pulse point at…
What is the name of the pulse point at…
What is the name of the pulse point at…
temporal
dorsalis pedis
radial
posterior tibial
What is the name of the pulse point at…
temporal
What is the name of the pulse point at…
dorsalis pedis
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
67 terms
FUNDAMENTALS CHAPTER 17 -VITAL SIGNS
The six vital signs
Components of blood pressure reading
Rectal temperature is always
Beta blockers
-*Blood pressure... -Temperature... -Pulse... -Respiration... -Oxigen sat…
Normal: Les than 120 and less than 80... Pre-hypertension 120/13…
higher than axilary
Affect heart rate
The six vital signs
-*Blood pressure... -Temperature... -Pulse... -Respiration... -Oxigen sat…
Components of blood pressure reading
Normal: Les than 120 and less than 80... Pre-hypertension 120/13…
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
120 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing: Vital Signs
As indicators of health status, vital…
Measurement of vital signs provides da…
Vital signs and other physiological me…
Identify the guidelines that assist th…
- circulatory, respiratory, neural, and endocrine body functi…
a patient's usual state of health (baseline data).
clinical decision making and problem solving
a. Measuring vital signs is your responsibility. You may dele…
As indicators of health status, vital…
- circulatory, respiratory, neural, and endocrine body functi…
Measurement of vital signs provides da…
a patient's usual state of health (baseline data).
208 terms
Fundamentals vital signs
Vital Signs
5th Vital Sign
Important things to know about V/S
Blood Oxygen Monitor
Blood pressure... Heart rate ... Respitory rate ... Temperature
Pain! Asses during V/S
1) the 1st step to physical assessment ... 2) used to monitor bo…
% of arterial hemoglobin in the oxyhemoglobin configuration…
Vital Signs
Blood pressure... Heart rate ... Respitory rate ... Temperature
5th Vital Sign
Pain! Asses during V/S
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Fundamentals: Vital Signs
Basic Vital Signs
Patient preparation and instructions
Why are vital signs important?
What is a normal respiration rate for…
Body temperature... Pulse... Respiratory rate... Blood pressure... Smokin…
Seat patient in upright position, at eye level for instructio…
changes in indicate that something is out of balance in the b…
14 - 20/min
Basic Vital Signs
Body temperature... Pulse... Respiratory rate... Blood pressure... Smokin…
Patient preparation and instructions
Seat patient in upright position, at eye level for instructio…
61 terms
Fundamentals: Vital Signs
Purpose of Vital Signs
How frequent should you monitor vital…
When should you re-assess vital signs?
What are the six vital signs?
-Means of assessing vital or critical physiological functions…
-During admission... -When administering medications... -Before, du…
-After administering medications... -Change in LOC... -Unstable pos…
1) Blood pressure (BP)... 2) Temperature (T)... 3) Pulse (P)... 4) Res…
Purpose of Vital Signs
-Means of assessing vital or critical physiological functions…
How frequent should you monitor vital…
-During admission... -When administering medications... -Before, du…
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
Fundamentals: Vital Signs
Nursing Process
Vital Signs
When to take vital signs (7)
Who takes vital signs?
1.) Assessment... 2.) Diagnosis... 3.) Planning... 4.) Implementing... 5.…
Temperature (°C/°F)... Pulse Rate (beats/minute)... Respiration Rat…
1.) Admission... 2.) institutional policy... 3.) anytime the patien…
Nurses... Can be delegated to CNAs
Nursing Process
1.) Assessment... 2.) Diagnosis... 3.) Planning... 4.) Implementing... 5.…
Vital Signs
Temperature (°C/°F)... Pulse Rate (beats/minute)... Respiration Rat…
98 terms
Fundamentals of nursing: vital signs
vital signs include;
Appropriate time to measure vital sign…
Normal temp;
core body temperature are
temp, pulse, respiration, BP. Pain is considered as a 5th vit…
upon admission, when medication that affect cardiac rate are…
newborn (96.7-98.5f)(35.9-36.9c)
intracranial, intrathoracic and intra-abdominal is higher tha…
vital signs include;
temp, pulse, respiration, BP. Pain is considered as a 5th vit…
Appropriate time to measure vital sign…
upon admission, when medication that affect cardiac rate are…
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
44 terms
Fundamentals Vital Signs treas
Pulse Deficit
Pulse pressure
Orthostatic Hypotension
Core body Temperature
a condition in which the pulse rate at the radial artery is l…
the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures,…
BP systolic drop 10 or more and pt reports dizziness
ranges from 97-100.8F (36.1-38.2C)
Pulse Deficit
a condition in which the pulse rate at the radial artery is l…
Pulse pressure
the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures,…
94 terms
Fundamentals: Vital Signs
what do we measure for vital signs (6)
when do we measure VS (8)
assess patient when (4)
important to know about patient (3)
Temperature... Pulse... Respirations... Blood Pressure... Pain ... Oxygen Sa…
admission... routine order... new symptom... change in condition... med a…
per orders... unit policy... with changes in condition... before med a…
baseline... diagnosis... meds
what do we measure for vital signs (6)
Temperature... Pulse... Respirations... Blood Pressure... Pain ... Oxygen Sa…
when do we measure VS (8)
admission... routine order... new symptom... change in condition... med a…
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
94 terms
Fundamentals of Assisting: Vital Signs
Vital / Cardinal Signs
Vital Signs Frequently Measured and Re…
Anthropometric Measurements
Baseline
Measurements of bodily functions essential to maintaining lif…
(T) Temperature... (P) Pulse Rate... (R) Respirations... (BP) Blood Pr…
Height and weight... Measurements are taken by the Medical Assis…
Measurements taken at the first visit are recorded as baselin…
Vital / Cardinal Signs
Measurements of bodily functions essential to maintaining lif…
Vital Signs Frequently Measured and Re…
(T) Temperature... (P) Pulse Rate... (R) Respirations... (BP) Blood Pr…
48 terms
Nursing Fundamentals Vital Signs
Normal Temperature Range
Oral Temperature
Rectal Temperature
Axillary Temperature
96.8-100.4
98.6
99.5
97.7
Normal Temperature Range
96.8-100.4
Oral Temperature
98.6
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
71 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing - vital signs
A temperature of _____ indicates a low…
A temperature of _____ indicates a fev…
The normal temperature range should be…
The primary source for heat production…
99.0 - 99.6
99.7 or 100.0 and Higher
97.0 to 99.6 *Ranges vary from institution to institution. Ch…
Metabolism
A temperature of _____ indicates a low…
99.0 - 99.6
A temperature of _____ indicates a fev…
99.7 or 100.0 and Higher
78 terms
Vital signs - Fundamentals 1
Vital Signs
VS Components
Respiration
Chemoreceptors
-measurement of body's most basic function... -Good Indicator of…
Respiration... (oxygen Sat)... pulse,... Blood pressure,... temperature,…
Transport of oxygen from the outside air to the cells w/in th…
-nerve sensors along aorta that detect blood level of O2 and…
Vital Signs
-measurement of body's most basic function... -Good Indicator of…
VS Components
Respiration... (oxygen Sat)... pulse,... Blood pressure,... temperature,…
36 terms
Fundamentals 19 - Vital Signs
vital signs
temperature
pulse
respiration
a basic but very important component of physiologic assessmen…
the measurable heat of the human body
the detectable rhythmic expansion of an artery that occurs wi…
the act of breathing, assessed for frequency or breaths per m…
vital signs
a basic but very important component of physiologic assessmen…
temperature
the measurable heat of the human body
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
34 terms
ATI Vital Signs (FUNDAMENTALS)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
34 terms
Fundamentals- ATI Vital Signs
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
Adult Oral Temperature Range
Adult rectal are temps usually ______…
Adult axillary & tympanic temps are us…
37° C / 98.6° F
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
higher (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
lower (0.5° C / 0.9° F)
Normal Adult Temp - Oral
37° C / 98.6° F
Adult Oral Temperature Range
36° to 38° C / 96.8° to 100.4° F
30 terms
Vital Signs for Fundamentals
Vital signs
vitals are used to
Acceptable Temp Range
Body Temp Regulation
Temperature, Pain, Respiratory Rate, Blood Pressure, O2 sat,…
monitor pts condition, identify problems, and evaluate respon…
96.8 F to 100.4 F
Neutral and vascular control, Heat production, heat loss, ski…
Vital signs
Temperature, Pain, Respiratory Rate, Blood Pressure, O2 sat,…
vitals are used to
monitor pts condition, identify problems, and evaluate respon…
67 terms
Fundamentals of Nursing, Vital Signs
Afebrile
Febrile
Apical pulse (aka "point of maximal im…
Peripheral pulse
Without fever
With fever
Central pulse; located at the apex of the heart (aka "point o…
Pulse located away from the heart; wrist or foot.
Afebrile
Without fever
Febrile
With fever
123 terms
*Fundamentals 15 - Vital Signs*
(270) The "Cardinal" Vital Signs
(271) Guidelines for Measuring Vital S…
(271) PMH
(272) Body Temperature
Temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and oxygen s…
1. Your responsibility, although you can delegate in certain…
Past medical history
The difference between the amount of heat produced by body pr…
(270) The "Cardinal" Vital Signs
Temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and oxygen s…
(271) Guidelines for Measuring Vital S…
1. Your responsibility, although you can delegate in certain…
21 terms
Fundamentals Vital Signs
normal oral temperature
Rectal
Axillary
axillary documentation
96.8-100.4F, 36-38C
-1 degree
+1 degree
Ax
normal oral temperature
96.8-100.4F, 36-38C
Rectal
-1 degree
27 terms
Fundamentals- Vital Signs
temperature, pulse, respiration, blood…
96-100 degrees
oral, tympanic, rectal, temporal, axil…
pyrexia
the 6 vital signs
normal range of temperature
5 routes for the temperature
fever over 100 degrees
temperature, pulse, respiration, blood…
the 6 vital signs
96-100 degrees
normal range of temperature
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