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    About the H5P Team (2nd Canadian Edition)

    H5P Development Team Kymberley Bontinen, RN, MSN, CHSE, Health Sciences Experiential Learning Coordinator, BSN Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Douglas College, BC, Canada Barbara Metcalf, RN, MScN, Simulation Coordinator, BSN Instructor, Faculty of Health and Human Services, Vancouver Island University, BC, Canada Lee-Anne Stephen, RN, MN, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Read more »

    About the Book

    The purpose of this textbook is to help learners develop best practices in vital sign measurement. Its intended audience is students in health-related post-secondary programs as well as healthcare providers. Using a multi-media and interactive approach, it will provide opportunities to read about, observe, practice, and test vital sign measurement. How to Access this Book Read more »

    About the Publishers

    About eCampusOntario The 1st Canadian Edition was supported and funded by eCampusOntario. eCampusOntario is a not-for-profit corporation funded by the Government of Ontario. It serves as a centre of excellence in online and technology-enabled learning for all publicly funded colleges and universities in Ontario and has embarked on a bold mission to widen access to Read more »

    Versioning History

    This page provides a record of edits and changes made to this book since its initial publication. Whenever edits or updates are made, we provide a record and description of those changes here. If the change is minor, the version number increases by 0.01. However, if the edits involve substantial updates, the version number goes Read more »

    Complete Set of Adult Vital Signs

    Watch the interactive video on measuring vital signs with an automated vital signs monitor below, noting important considerations as you follow along. Please note: there is no sound in this video.

    Case Study: TPR

    To move to the next part of the scenario, click on “Proceed” in the top right hand corner.

    Case Study: Dental Office

    To move to the next part of the scenario, click on “Proceed” in the top right hand corner.

    Case Study: Pediatric Client

    Initial Assessment Data Biographical data: 18-month-old child Reason for seeking care: Febrile History of presenting illness: Fever x 2 days, today rash appeared consisting of red spots over the client’s body Past history: No medications, no illnesses Use the slider to uncover the correct way to document the following assessment data. At 1700 hrs on June 20, 20xx Temperature: 39°C Read more »

    Test Yourself

    Now that you have completed this chapter, it’s time to test your knowledge. Try to answer the following questions.  

    What are Normal Temperature Ranges?

    The human body’s core temperature (internal body temperature) is measured in degrees Celsius (ºC) or Fahrenheit (ºF). In Canada, degrees Celsius is most commonly used. In adults, the normal core body temperature (referred to as normothermia or afebrile) is 36.5–37.5ºC or 97.7–99.5ºF (OER #2). A wider temperature range is acceptable in infants and young children, and can range Read more »