Physical Examination and Health Assessment Study Set 3

Nursing

Quiz 9 :
General Survey, measurement, vital Signs

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Quiz 9 :
General Survey, measurement, vital Signs

4 A standardized balance scale is used to measure weight.The patient should remove his or her shoes and heavy outer clothing.If a sequence of repeated weights is necessary,aim for approximately the same time of day and type of clothing worn each time.

2 According to the JNC-VII guidelines,prehypertension blood pressure readings are systolic 120-139 mm Hg or diastolic 50-89 mm Hg.

1 Physical growth is the best index of a child's general health;recording the child's height and weight help to determine normal growth patterns.