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    Automatic Vital Signs

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    regarding the accuracy of vital sign information. The use of automatic vital sign monitoring will prove to reduce human error and reduce the number of issues related to manual entry of patient vital signs. We must assimilate this task into our own facility. One can determine the value of the new idea in the speed that it will permit to the facility. Once patient vital signs are collected, they are instantly entered into the patients file. By electronically entering the vital sign information on its own

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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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    Vital Signs

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    understanding of the physiological processes involving in the normal control of blood pressure. It will also demonstrate the importance of nurse and patient relationship and the skills required to correctly monitor a blood pressure . Blood pressure is vital to sustain life. Blood pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels due to the pumping action of the heart (Jenkins, et al, 2006). The pressure of the blood within the circulatory system serves two

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    Vital Signs Reflection

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    This reflection of vital signs will go into discussion about the strengths and weaknesses of each vital sign and the importance of each of them. Vital signs should be assessed many different times such as on admission to a health care facility, before and after something substantial has happened to the patient such as surgery and so forth (ref inter). I learned to assess blood pressure (BP), pulse (P), temperature (T) and respiration (R) and I will reflect and discuss which aspects were more difficult

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    Patient's Vital Signs

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    Introduction Vital signs are an important factor in the nursing process. Nurses every day assess a patient’s vital signs every hour, sometimes even every fifteen minutes depending on the situation. These vital signs include: heart rate, respirations, blood pressure, and temperature. Today, nurses also treat pain as the fifth vital sign because of its importance to the nursing process as a whole. Pain is an undesirable side effect that arises from many disease processes and surgical procedures. It

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    Vital Signs Experiment

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    Record of Vital Signs before & after Exercise Plan &Aim Topics Under Investigation The Experiment Analysis & Evaluation Conclusion Plan & Aim The plan and aim of this project is to select a group of six people and record their blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration whilst at rest. When they return from a brisk walk I will then record the same observations and analyse, evaluate the results. With this information I will then draw my conclusions and make recommendations

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    Introduction: This paper will discuss a case study of Liam, a three-month-old boy who is transferred from the General Practitioner (GP) to paediatric ward with bronchiolitis. Initially, Liam’s chief health issues will be identified, following by nursing assessment and diagnoses of the child’s need. Focus will be made on the management of two major health problems: respiratory distress and dehydration, and summary and evaluation of the interventions with evidence of learning. Lastly, a conclusion

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    patient was not happy and he becomes a challenging patient in my first experience day. But I may learn more from that challenging patient for my future experience. Certainly, I began with the goal getting of his vital sign and giving him a bed bath. Fortunately; I had practice how to take a vital sign and giving a bed bath before my first clinical at the university skill lab; moreover, I had developed this confidence before my clinical tour. That day will be mastering the skill which I had just learned

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    Mobile Computing and Social Networking

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    patient monitoring. Monitoring Patient Vital Signs via Mobile Computing Versus In-Patient Visits Mobile monitoring of patient vital signs has become more popular than ever. Imagine being able to monitor your blood pressure, glucose levels (diabetes), your body temperature and many others using mobile technologies that have surfaced today. I remember when a patient would have to make a trip to the doctor’s office to have their vital signs taken. Now vital signs can be recorded and stored onto a mobile

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    of reducing readmissions. In order to develop new systems to address these concerns, there must be evidence in place to support to their use. Evidence can come in a variety of forms. It can come from data, information, our own observations and vital signs, as well as patient/family member concerns. In order to be considered evidence however, the information must meet several criteria. It must be objective in that it does not house our personal opinions, it must be relevant towards the situation at

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