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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.

Respiratory Quality

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Refers to the regularity of expirations and inspirations.

Respiratory Rhythm

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Indicates the pressure of the air within the bladder. There are two types: aneroid and digital.

Sphygmomanometer

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The temperature of tissue, the subcutaneous tissues, and fate.

Surface Temperature

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The pressure of the blood against the arterial walls when the ventricles of the heart contract.

Systolic Pressure

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An abnormally rapid pulse rate; greater than 100 beats per minute.

Tachycardia

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The volume of air that is normally inhaled and exhaled.

Tidal Volume

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The movement of air in and out of the lungs; the process of inhalation and exhalation

Ventilation

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Body temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure. Many agencies have designated pain as the fifth vital sign.

Vital Signs