Chapter 6: Knowledge Integration

Case Study: Older Adult Client

Now review the documentation for Mr. Turner’s blood pressure. Examine the following examples of documentation and choose the image that represents the correct way to document the findings. The results were:

  • 1050 hrs: BP 160/94,  P 72 (right arm)
  • 1058 hrs: BP 156/92,  P70 (right arm)
  • 1100 hrs: BP 148/90,  P70 (left arm)
  • 1105 hrs: BP 150/86,  P66 (right arm)
  • 1107 hrs: BP 144/84,  P68 (right arm)
  • 1109 hrs: BP 156/82,  P62 (right arm)

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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.

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