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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
61 terms
Vital signs nursing 1
what are the characteristics of respir…
Eupnea
Hyperpnea
what is the difference between Tachypn…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Normal rate and depth
Exaggerated, deep, rapid and labored breathing
Tachypnea is fast and shollow... Hyperpnea is fast deep and labo…
what are the characteristics of respir…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Eupnea
Normal rate and depth
159 terms
Nursing Skills: Vital Signs
What is the purpose of taking a patien…
Why is it necessary to monitor body fu…
Identify the 4 vital signs.
What is often called the 5th vital sign?
To establish a baseline on admission ... To detect deviations fr…
The health status of an individual is reflected in these indic…
body Temperature, Pulse, Respirations and Blood Pressure (T,P…
pain... (T,P,R & BP are the classic vital signs)
What is the purpose of taking a patien…
To establish a baseline on admission ... To detect deviations fr…
Why is it necessary to monitor body fu…
The health status of an individual is reflected in these indic…
13 terms
Nursing 101: Vital signs
average adult temp
average oral/tympanic adult temp
average adult rectal temp
average adult axillary temp
36-38 Celsius... 96.8-100.4 F
37 Celsius... 98.6 F
37.5 Celsius... 99.5 F
36.5 Celsius... 97.7 F
average adult temp
36-38 Celsius... 96.8-100.4 F
average oral/tympanic adult temp
37 Celsius... 98.6 F
54 terms
Nursing Vital Signs
Normal Vital Signs
Body Temp
Heat exchange
Heat Produced in body
Normal Vital Signs
Body Temp
159 terms
Nursing Skills: Vital Signs
What is the purpose of taking a patien…
Why is it necessary to monitor body fu…
Identify the 4 vital signs.
What is often called the 5th vital sign?
To establish a baseline on admission ... To detect deviations fr…
The health status of an individual is reflected in these indic…
body Temperature, Pulse, Respirations and Blood Pressure (T,P…
pain... (T,P,R & BP are the classic vital signs)
What is the purpose of taking a patien…
To establish a baseline on admission ... To detect deviations fr…
Why is it necessary to monitor body fu…
The health status of an individual is reflected in these indic…
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
61 terms
Vital signs nursing 1
what are the characteristics of respir…
Eupnea
Hyperpnea
what is the difference between Tachypn…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Normal rate and depth
Exaggerated, deep, rapid and labored breathing
Tachypnea is fast and shollow... Hyperpnea is fast deep and labo…
what are the characteristics of respir…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Eupnea
Normal rate and depth
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
60 terms
Fundamental Nursing Vital Signs
97.0 F -99.5 F
60 - 100
12 - 20
above 93%
Normal temperature
Normal Pulse range
Normal Respiration range
Normal Oxygen saturation
97.0 F -99.5 F
Normal temperature
60 - 100
Normal Pulse range
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
nursing fund vital signs
must do's
vital signs
core temp examples are
surface temp examples are
identify patient
temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure.
tympanic & rectal
oral & axillary
must do's
identify patient
vital signs
temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure.
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
69 terms
Nursing 151- Vital Signs
Vital signs
When to take vitals
Delegating Vitals
Normal Vital Sign Ranges
-Temperature, pulse, blood pressure, SpO2, Respiration Rate... -…
upon admission... before, during, after procedure/surgery... before…
Patient should be stable... Frequency... What is normal... When you ne…
Temperature: 96.8 to 100.4 F... Pulse: 60-100 bpm... Respirations:…
Vital signs
-Temperature, pulse, blood pressure, SpO2, Respiration Rate... -…
When to take vitals
upon admission... before, during, after procedure/surgery... before…
Nursing 55-Vital Signs
Afebrile
Shivering
Nonshivering Thermogenesis
diaphoresis
When the fever breaks. Fever is no longer present
is an involuntary body response to temperature differences in…
Because neonates cannot shiver, a limited amount of vascular…
is visible perspiration primarily occurring on the forehead a…
Afebrile
When the fever breaks. Fever is no longer present
Shivering
is an involuntary body response to temperature differences in…
61 terms
Vital signs nursing 1
what are the characteristics of respir…
Eupnea
Hyperpnea
what is the difference between Tachypn…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Normal rate and depth
Exaggerated, deep, rapid and labored breathing
Tachypnea is fast and shollow... Hyperpnea is fast deep and labo…
what are the characteristics of respir…
Rate ... depth... Rhythm... Quality ... Effectiveness
Eupnea
Normal rate and depth
47 terms
Fundementals of Nursing: Vital Signs
What do Vital Signs indicate
Pain
Radiation
Conduction
Health status, effectiveness of circulatory, respiratory, neu…
Subjective... Called 5th VS because it is usually what brings a…
Transfer of heath from the surface of one object to the surfa…
Transfer of heat from one object to another with direct contact
What do Vital Signs indicate
Health status, effectiveness of circulatory, respiratory, neu…
Pain
Subjective... Called 5th VS because it is usually what brings a…
60 terms
Nursing 101 Vital Signs
97.0 F -99.5 F
60 - 100
12 - 20
above 93%
Normal temperature
Normal Pulse range
Normal Respiration range
Normal Oxygen saturation
97.0 F -99.5 F
Normal temperature
60 - 100
Normal Pulse range
28 terms
Nursing Final-Vital Signs
Hygiene
Microorganism sources
Hand Hygiene
Nosocomial Infections
Nails (trimmed, no dark polish or recently applied, no artifi…
Hands, Equipment (stethoscope, thermometer), clothing
Wash hands before & after touching patient, use proper hand w…
Spread of bacteria from patient to patient
Hygiene
Nails (trimmed, no dark polish or recently applied, no artifi…
Microorganism sources
Hands, Equipment (stethoscope, thermometer), clothing
72 terms
Nursing 115-Vital Signs
Pulse oximetry
Vital sign assessments are done how of…
Vital sign assessments are done how of…
Vital signs assessments are done how o…
amount of oxygen available in tissues
every 4-8 hrs
every 15-60 min
5 min/continuously
Pulse oximetry
amount of oxygen available in tissues
Vital sign assessments are done how of…
every 4-8 hrs
135 terms
Basic Nursing- Vital Signs
Vital signs
shell temperature
core temperature
Vital signs are taken
blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature
warmth at the skin surface
warmth deeper sites within the body (brain & heart)
On admission... Once per day if client is stable... Every 4 hours... 5…
Vital signs
blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature
shell temperature
warmth at the skin surface
18 terms
Nursing 3120 Vital Signs
Oxygen Saturation
Capillary Refill
Temperature
Blood Pressure (BP) Adult
96
under 3 seconds
98.5 F
110-139/60-79
Oxygen Saturation
96
Capillary Refill
under 3 seconds
18 terms
Nursing Vital Signs
Orthopnea
Orthostatic hypotension
Oxygen saturation
Perfusion
Person must sit or stand to breathe comfortably
abnormally low blood pressure that occurs when an individual…
percentage of hemoglobin-bound oxygen compared to total capac…
1. the passage of a fluid through a specific organ or an area…
Orthopnea
Person must sit or stand to breathe comfortably
Orthostatic hypotension
abnormally low blood pressure that occurs when an individual…
29 terms
Nursing Assistant: Vital Signs
apical pulse
apnea
BPM
brachial pulse
the pulse on the left side of the chest, just below the nipple
the absence of breathing
the medical abbreviation for "beats per minute"
the pulse inside the elbow; about 1 to 1 1/2 inches above the…
apical pulse
the pulse on the left side of the chest, just below the nipple
apnea
the absence of breathing
60 terms
Nursing 101 Vital Signs
97.0 F -99.5 F
60 - 100
12 - 20
above 93%
Normal temperature
Normal Pulse range
Normal Respiration range
Normal Oxygen saturation
97.0 F -99.5 F
Normal temperature
60 - 100
Normal Pulse range
Nursing 206- Vital Signs
Pyrexia
Febrile
Afebrile
Hyperthermia
Fever
A person with a fever
person without a fever
High body temperature.
Pyrexia
Fever
Febrile
A person with a fever
40 terms
Nursing 155: Vital Signs
What is included in a vital signs asse…
When to asses vitals
Factors that affect body temp
Factors affecting pulse
Temp... Pulse... Resp... BP ... Pain
Admission... Change in health status... Client reports pain, faint…
Age... Circulation... Exercise... Hormones... Stress... Environment
Age... Gender... Exercise... Fever... Meds... Hypovolemia... Stress... Position ch…
What is included in a vital signs asse…
Temp... Pulse... Resp... BP ... Pain
When to asses vitals
Admission... Change in health status... Client reports pain, faint…
60 terms
Nursing 140 ; Vital Signs
Measurements of the body's most basic…
What are the 5 vitals signs?
You should take vital signs before giv…
When should you assess a patient's vit…
Vital signs definition
Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure, Pain
Cardiovascular and respiratory meds
1. Upon admission to the hospital or floor... 2. Based upon the…
Measurements of the body's most basic…
Vital signs definition
What are the 5 vitals signs?
Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure, Pain
47 terms
Nursing Vocab Vital Signs
afebrile
aneroid manometer
antipyretics
apical pulse
without fever (apyretic)
device for measuring the pressure of a fluid, consisting of a…
medications that reduce fever. Acetaminophen and non steroida…
the heartbeat as heard with a stethoscope placed on the chest…
afebrile
without fever (apyretic)
aneroid manometer
device for measuring the pressure of a fluid, consisting of a…
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).
61 terms
Fundementals of Nursing: Vital Signs
Vital Signs
Nursing Responsibility
Homoeothermic
Poikilothermic
Temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure
Obtain vitals, Interpret the significance, Make decisions abo…
Self regulation of the body temperature independent of the en…
Body temperature is the same as the environment (cold blooded…
Vital Signs
Temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure
Nursing Responsibility
Obtain vitals, Interpret the significance, Make decisions abo…
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
35 terms
Nursing- Vital Signs
Vital Signs
Blood Pressure
Causes of higher blood pressure
Causes of bp inaccuracy
respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, (p…
force of blood against the arterial walls
being male, stress, being african american, high body weight
sitting without back support, full bladder, caffeine, wrong a…
Vital Signs
respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, (p…
Blood Pressure
force of blood against the arterial walls
55 terms
Vital signs- nursing
Blood pressure, respirations, temperat…
Body temperature
-multiply Celsius by 1.8... -add 32 degrees
-subtract 32 from Fahrenheit ... -divide…
What are the four vital signs?
One of the most common nursing assistant tasks
How do u convert temperature from Celsius to Fahrenheit?
How do u convert temperature from Fahrenheit to Celcius?
Blood pressure, respirations, temperat…
What are the four vital signs?
Body temperature
One of the most common nursing assistant tasks
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…
51 terms
Nursing: Vital Signs
circadian rhythm
temperature regulation
rectal temperature
oral temperature
normal vital sign fluctuations during 24 hours
heat is generated by metabolic processes... (anything increasing…
most accurate reflection of core body temp. (usually critical…
-acceptable reading, but hot/cold contents can affect it... con…
circadian rhythm
normal vital sign fluctuations during 24 hours
temperature regulation
heat is generated by metabolic processes... (anything increasing…
59 terms
Nursing 1300 Vital Signs
objective data in the general survery
measurement
influences on temperature
temp assessment provides important clu…
physical appearance, body structure, mobility, behavior
weight on balanced scale at the same time everyday, ... height…
diurnal cycle, menstrual cycle, exercise, age- older adult ca…
severity of illness
objective data in the general survery
physical appearance, body structure, mobility, behavior
measurement
weight on balanced scale at the same time everyday, ... height…
38 terms
ACCC Nursing Vital Signs
antipyretic
apnea
auscultatory gap
axillary
an agent that reduces fever
temporary or transient cessation of breathing
temporary disappearance of sounds usually heard over the brac…
pertaining to the axilla, the cavity beneath the junction of…
antipyretic
an agent that reduces fever
apnea
temporary or transient cessation of breathing
52 terms
Foundations of Nursing: Vital signs
Guidelines for obtaining vital signs
Vital Signs
FLACC scale
Wong-baker scale
-measure vital signs correctly... -understand and interpret the…
-Temperature... -Pulse... -Respirations... -Blood Pressure... -Pain
used for infants... -face... -legs... -activity... -crying... -consolability
Used for children Pain rating scale. Face scale
Guidelines for obtaining vital signs
-measure vital signs correctly... -understand and interpret the…
Vital Signs
-Temperature... -Pulse... -Respirations... -Blood Pressure... -Pain
52 terms
Vital Signs and Nursing Roles
Pyrexia
Hyperthermia
Hypothermia
Febrile
Temperature higher than normal
higher temperature
lower temperature
with fever
Pyrexia
Temperature higher than normal
Hyperthermia
higher temperature
34 terms
Nursing Skills - Vital Signs
must do's
vital signs
core temp examples are
surface temp examples are
identify patient
temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure.
tympanic & rectal
oral & axillary
must do's
identify patient
vital signs
temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure.
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
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
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
18 terms
Nursing Fundamentals Vital Signs
normal temp range
tachy
brady
respiration rate for an adult
98.6-100.4
Rapid
slow
12-20
normal temp range
98.6-100.4
tachy
Rapid
61 terms
Foundations of Nursing Vital Signs
Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Bloo…
96-100°F
Pyrexia
Fever
Six Vital Signs
Normal Temperature
If a patient has a temperature of over 100° he has this
Pyrexia is also known as this
Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Bloo…
Six Vital Signs
96-100°F
Normal Temperature
21 terms
Nursing Vital Signs Charts
Recommended BMI (body mass index)
How does keeping a recommended BMI eff…
How many fruits and vegetable combined…
How does adopting the DASH diet effect…
18.5-24.9
5-20 mmHg decrease for every 10 kg (4ish lbs)
9 servings, low fat dairy, reduced saturated and total fat
8-14 mmHg decrease
Recommended BMI (body mass index)
18.5-24.9
How does keeping a recommended BMI eff…
5-20 mmHg decrease for every 10 kg (4ish lbs)
48 terms
Nursing and vital signs
Oral, rectal, axillary, aural
Pulse respiration temperature blood pr…
Pulse
Rhythm, rate, characteristic
4 places wheres temp can be taken
4 main vital sign
Blood rushing through the artery related to heartbeat
3 factors recorded about a pulse
Oral, rectal, axillary, aural
4 places wheres temp can be taken
Pulse respiration temperature blood pr…
4 main vital sign
15 terms
Nursing vocab/ vital signs
Bradycardia
Pulse
Fahrenheit
Hypertension
A pulse rate under 60 beats per minute.
Pressure of blood felt against the wall of an artery as the h…
Refers to a scale of temperature
High blood pressure indicated when pressures are greater than…
Bradycardia
A pulse rate under 60 beats per minute.
Pulse
Pressure of blood felt against the wall of an artery as the h…
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