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    control of a patients throughout your shift and career because not every patient will have the same symptoms or illness as one another. Vital signs is a much needed skill to keep your patients alive without reading the wrong results or documenting the wrong results. Vital signs are determined if your heart is pumping enough blood and oxygen to your entire body. Vital signs include respirations, blood pressure, temperature, and pulse. During this essay, I’ll discuss the usual rate of pulse within different

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    Do observations of vital signs really indicate how sick a child is? - Would this be an effective triage tool? Introduction This assignment will look at papers that are relevant to the research question posed; it will consider their validity, scope of relevance and whether further research may be needed either to answer the question or to clarify aspects of research already completed. Traditionally emphasis is placed on vital sign recording to indicate the severity of an illness, and with the

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    Monitoring Vital Signs

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    Una Kyriacos from the division of Nursing and Midwifery, Jennifer Jelsma, Michael James, and Sue Jordan were the authors of a research article, “Monitoring Vital Signs: Development of a Modified Early Warning Scoring (Mews) System for General Wards in a Developing Country.” Kyriacos et al discussed how there was a lack of monitoring vital signs in critically ill patients in Cape Town, South Africa. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to enhance the modified early warning scoring system, known

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    Older Adults Vital Signs

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    Vital signs are great indicators to show any abnormalities of a patients health. A nurse assessing older adult patients need to think about the variations that come with aging; such as bones becoming more rigid, skin to become more like paper and are more suitable for tears; and their hearts may not be able to pump blood as efferent as before (Jensen, 2015). Many challenges can arise when trying to obtain an older adults’ vital signs such, as palpating a pulse and taking temperatures; nurses have

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    This essay aims to provide a discussion of vital signs and how they are relevant to contemporary nursing practice. This is done by; • Discussing what vital signs are and when are they used in practice. • Why are vital signs relevant to contemporary nursing practice? • How the skills are performed with the consideration of the NMC (2008) code of conduct. • Discussing potential risk issues associated with using automated blood pressure/pulse machine in relation to contemporary practice. • Summary

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    Nursing Vital Signs

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    Vitals signs include a person's temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, pain, and the pulse oximetry as well (Taylor, Lillis, & Lynn, 2015, p. 579). They are important to be assessed routinely on every patient because the health status of a person is reflected in these vital signs since they are the indicators of body functions, and a change in vital signs allows the nurse or any other healthcare professional to know if there is anything wrong with the patient by being able to do a diagnosis

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    CRITICAL CARE Critical care: the eight vital signs of patient monitoring Malcolm Elliott and Alysia Coventry O ne of the traditional roles of nurses involves surveillance.This might include watching patients for changes in their condition, recognising early clinical deterioration and protection from harm or errors (Rogers et al, 2008). For over 100  years, nurses have performed this surveillance using the same vital signs: temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate and

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    Vitals signs is an important component to a patient’s health assessment. The vital signs measured are temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pain. It is very important to have a baseline set of vitals for your patient. This way, if any disturbances in their health or wellbeing occurs, you can monitor the patient’s condition, improvement, deterioration, when checking back with the baseline. I first take the temperature of the patient to see if there is any disturbance maintaining homeostasis

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    to take control of a patient throughout your shift because not every patient will have the same symptoms or illness as one another. Vital signs are a much needed skill to keep your patients alive without reading the wrong results or documenting the wrong results. Vital signs are determined if your heart is pumping enough blood and oxygen to your entire body. Vital signs include respirations, blood pressure, temperature, and pulse. During this essay, I’ll discuss the usual rate of pulse within different

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    to take control of a patient throughout your shift because not every patient will have the same symptoms or illness as one another. Vital signs are a much needed skill to keep your patients alive without reading the wrong results or documenting the wrong results. Vital signs are determined if your heart is pumping enough blood and oxygen to your entire body. Vital signs include respirations, blood pressure, temperature, and pulse. During this essay, I’ll discuss the usual rate of pulse within different

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