Heart rate difference
Pain, fear anxiety, low blood pressure
Pallor or loss of consciousness
Go down below normal
Remain the same
Go up and down
Angle of Louis
Site for apical pulse
Site for femoral pulse
Site for popliteal pulse
Site for radial pulse
Apex of the heart
Base of the heart
Periphery of the heart
Surface of the heart
"Short apneic spells of less than 20 seconds are normal in a newborn"
"You need to talk to the pediatrician immediately"
"Let me call the supervisor and tell her about it"
"How is your baby doing?"
Counting a radial or an apical pulse
The patient is asleep
A head to toe assessment is being done
After a bed bath
Pressure in the radial pulse
Difference between systolic and diastolic pressures
Difference between apical and radial pulse
Pressure in the apical pulse
An average of 90 mm HG or higher on two or more diastolic readings on at least two subsequent visits is necessary
An average higher than 140 mm Hg of two or more systolic readings on at least two visits.
Patient should have a high elevated reading for the past 6 months
Patient has a chronic elevated reading during a week or more
A drop of 25 mm Hg in systolic pressure when person moves from lying to a sitting or from a sitting to a standing position
A drop of 10 mm Hg in diastolic pressure when a person moves from lying to a sitting or a sitting to a standing position.
The patient frequently feels light headed and unstable
Orthostatic hypotension can be caused by excessive excitement