Refers to those aspects of breathing that are different from normal, effortless breathing, includes the amount of effort exerted to breathe and the sounds produced by breathing.
Refers to the regularity of expirations and inspirations.
Indicates the pressure of the air within the bladder. There are two types: aneroid and digital.
The temperature of tissue, the subcutaneous tissues, and fate.
The pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart contract.
An abnormally rapid pulse rate; greater than 100 beats per minute.
The volume of air that is normally inhaled and exhaled.
The movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation
Body temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure. Many agencies have designated pain as the fifth vital sign.