Vital Signs Definitions

Can you name the Vital Signs Definitions?

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measurment when resting
_________ have lower baselines
gives an internal measurment or homeostasis
gives the bodys core hot or cold status
no fever
fever
exponentially high fever, usually over 104
ways to cool a patient
ways to cool a patient
ways to cool a patient
measuring tempurature (type next)
under tongue
ear
under arm with skin contact
acrossed the forehead
one inch in rectum
reason to take a tempurature other than orally
reason to take a tempurature other than orally
reason to take a tempurature other than orally
reason to take a tempurature other than orally
physical thump created in your arteries by the contraction of your heart muscles
slow heartbeat (below 60)
fast heartbeat (above 115)
places where arteries come close to your skin
Pulse Points (type next)
on your neck
on your wrist
on your arms
by your heart
near your stomach
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on your thighs
near your knees
temple of your head
behind the ankle
top of the foot
on your wrist (pinky side)
measures the amount of oxygen in your body
rapid respirations above 32 RPM
slow respirations below 12 RPM
abnormally rapid deep respirations
no respirations
crackling noise representing obstruction
snoring noise representing respirations
periods of rapid deep breaths between periods of apnea (seen in the dying)
the pressure exerted against the blood vessel walls by the blood as it flows through them
measures in mmHg
increase bp of 140/90 for two or more consecutive readings
no underlying cause
underlying cause (treat the cause, hypertension goes away)
increase of BP within a medical facility
BP under 90/40
BP drops when going from lying to standing
what do you measure weight in?
what do you measure height in?
Other measurements (inches and centimeters)
Other measurements (inches and centimeters)
Other measurements (inches and centimeters)
Other measurements (inches and centimeters)
Other measurements (inches and centimeters)

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