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Vital Signs

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jaysica2014's version from 2017-01-10 16:44

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Vital signs consist ofPulse, BP, respiration, and temperature
Heart rate is measured inBPM
Pulse during treatmentflow during stress
Pulse before treatmentmeasures resting
Pulse aken after treatmentability to recover stress
normal pulse60-85
blood pressure measuresvascular resistance to blood flow
systolic pressurecontract
diastolicnot contracting
BP is measured in mm HG
Blood pressure is reported assystolic over diastolic
BP normal rate120/80
how many breaths per minute12
temperature indicatesmetabolic state
F to C(T-32)5/9
Normal Temp98.6
Hyperthermia104
Hypothermia94
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