Adult Vital Signs badge card This card features the four major vital signs (respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature) as well as pulse oximetry and other important "5th" vital signs. For each vital sign there is a normal range listed as well as some of the major associated terms and definitions.
My Level 1 Sheet covering Normal hemodynamics Pulse Pressure Cardiac output Stroke Volume PAWP Wedge pressure CVP JVP JVD nursingkamp.com Nursing KAMP Student NCLEX StickENotes Right Sided measurements are more related to fluid balance and build up of fluid in the peripheral side. Where the Left Sided is more affected by the Hearts ability or inability to pump oxygenated blood !
It’s Heart Month! Do you know what your resting heart rate is? It’s an important indicator of how healthy your heart is! You can measure it now by finding your pulse in your wrist or neck. Next, use a timer and count the number of beats you feel in 10 seconds, and multiply that number by six. Use this chart to see how your heart measures up. For more heart health tips, go to www.carsontahoe.com/heart.
Aortic Regurgitation... WIDE PULSE PRESSURE... Regurgitation of the blood back into the LV, causes hypertrophy --> this causes the apex of the heart to lie closer to the chest wall --> increased sensation of their own heartbeat (especially in the left lateral position)... Diastolic Murmur