Vital Signs. Medical Science 1. Lesson Objectives. Understand What vitals are and how to document them Learn How to: Take Pulse Rate Take Respiration Rate Take Blood Pressure. What are vital signs?. Outward signs of what is going on inside of the body Pulse Respirations Blood Pressure
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Medical Science 1
What do you think,
The force of blood against the walls of the blood vessels
When the heart contracts and forces blood in the arteries – Systolic Pressure
When the heart is relaxed, the remaining pressures in the arteries – Diastolic Pressure
Presented in the form: Systolic
Average Blood pressure = 120/80
On the BP arm record the following information:
Use your classmates as patients for the following tasks:
Answer the following questions on the BACK of your assessment form!
Use your own paper to complete the LAST TASK!
Write 2 separate case stories.
Include in both stories: