Level of Organization

  • Chapter 1:  Introduction
  • Chapter 2:  Temperature
  • Chapter 3:  Pulse and Respiration
  • Chapter 4:  Oxygen Saturation
  • Chapter 5:  Blood Pressure
  • Chapter 6:  Knowledge Integration
  • Chapter 7:  Conclusion

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the vital signs used in healthcare
  • Integrate knowledge about anatomy and physiology with vital sign measurement
  • Evaluate influencing factors related to vital sign measurement
  • Synthesize knowledge about various methods and techniques of vital sign measurement across the lifespan
  • Integrate knowledge about alternative methods of vital sign measurements
  • Assess normal and abnormal vital sign values
  • Evaluate significance of vital sign findings
  • Generate best interventions based on vital sign findings


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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition Copyright © 2021 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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