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Terms of the CC BY License
About the Book
Level of Organization
General Points to Consider in Vital Sign Measurement
What is Temperature?
Why is Temperature Measured?
Methods of Measurement
What are Normal Temperature Ranges?
Finding the Error Activity: Tympanic Temperature
Try it Out
What is Pulse?
Why is Pulse Measured?
What Pulse Qualities are Assessed?
What is Respiration?
Finding the Error Activity
How is Oxygen Saturation Measured?
What are Normal Oxygen Saturation Levels?
Oxygen Saturation Technique
What is Blood Pressure?
Why is Blood Pressure Measured?
Factors That Influence Blood Pressure
What are Blood Pressure Ranges?
How is Blood Pressure Measured?
Manual Blood Pressure Measurement
What Should the Healthcare Provider Consider?
Finding the Error Activity: Blood Pressure
Try it Out: Two-step & One-step Blood Pressure
Case Study: Pediatric Client
Case Study: Adolescent Client
Case Study: Pregnant Adult Client
Case Study: Adult Client
Case Study: Older Adult Client
Case Study: Dental Office
Case Study: TPR
Complete Set of Adult Vital Signs
About the Authors
About the Content Advisory Team
About the H5P Team (2nd Canadian Edition)
About the Publishers
Chapter 6: Knowledge Integration
Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum; Margaret Verkuyl; Wendy Garcia; Oona St-Amant; and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.