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1

No fever

Afebrile

2

The central pulse located at the apex of the heart

Apical pulse

3

Cessation of breathing

Apnea

4

An irregular pulse rhythm

Arrythmia

5

Full, strong pulse volume

Bounding pulse

6

An abnormally slow pulse (below 60 in an adult)

Bradycardia

7

An abnormally slow rate of breathing

Bradypnea

8

Rhythmic respirations, very deep to very shallow with periods of apnea

Cheyne-stokes respiration

9

Bluish color of skin, nails, and mucus membranes due to reduced O2 in blood

Cyanosis

10

Pressure of blood against arterial wall when ventricles of heart are at rest

Diastolic BP

11

Difficult breathing, unsatisfied need for air

Dyspnea

12

Normal breathing

Eupnea

13

Feverish

Febrile