Chapter 15- Measuring And Recording Client Vital Signs

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Chapter 15- Measuring And Recording Client Vital Signs

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In addition to checking vital signs as ordered, two other times when you must check them are:1. ________2. ________
  • 2. 
    How does a standard rectal thermometer differ from an oral thermometer?
  • 3. 
    Define Pulse Rate:
  • 4. 
    Define Pulse Rhythm: 
  • 5. 
    Define Apical-radial Deficit
  • 6. 
    Why is the thumb never used for checking a pulse?
  • 7. 
    What instrument is used to check the apical pulse?
  • 8. 
    What is the normal pulse rate range for adults?
  • 9. 
    What is the normal range of respirations for an adult?
  • 10. 
    What is the normal range of B / P for an adult under 40 years of age?
  • 11. 
    The top number in a B/P reading is called the ________________ pressure.
  • 12. 
    The bottom number in a B/P reading is called the ________________ pressure.
  • 13. 
    The pulse site where the stethoscope is placed is the _________________ pulse.
  • 14. 
    Explain the difference between pain management and being pain free.
  • 15. 
    Give an example of a disease that would have chronic pain with it.
  • 16. 
    What is the purpose of the subjective pain scale?
  • 17. 
    What is the role of the Homemaker Home Health Aide in assisting the client with pain medication?
  • 18. 
    You are asked to take the client's vital signs bid. Vital signs means checking the:1. ______2. ______3. ______4. ______5. And you will check the vital signs _________ times a day.
    • A. 

      B/P

    • B. 

      Pulse

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Temperature

    • E. 

      Two

  • 19. 
    Normal ranges of body temperature are:1. Oral =2. Rectal =3. Axillary = 
    • A. 

      97.6 F; 36.4-37.2 C

    • B. 

      98.6-100 F; 37-37.8 C

    • C. 

      96.6-98 F; 35.936.7 C

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