Respiratory Rate is an Important but Neglected Vital Sign

Respiratory rate, pulse, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, pain, and oxygen levels are key vital signs for assessing a patient’s health condition. A video featuring Nurse Sarah provides a live demonstration on how to record these vital signs and explains their normal parameters for medical assessment.

Vital signs are crucial for nurses, especially in emergency situations and specialized wards. Knowing how to measure and record these signs before a doctor arrives can expedite the patient’s treatment. Nurse Sarah also offers tips for healthcare professionals, including nurses and CNAs, on how to properly take vital signs.

Additionally, this video is valuable for individuals who want to keep track of their own vital signs. Having this knowledge can be beneficial for taking immediate action at home before heading to the emergency room.

 

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