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1

Abnormal increase in the rate and depth of breathing

Hyperpnea

2

An abnormally high blood pressure 

Hypertension

3

An abnormally low blood pressure

Hypotension

4

Vital signs taken in a standing position

Orthostatic vital signs

5

An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential damage or described in terms of such damage

Pain

6

Difference between the apical and radial pulses

Pulse deficit

7

Fever; elevated body temperature

Pyrexia

8

Crackles; rattling or bubbling breath sounds generally heard on inspiration

Rales

9

A blood pressure cuff / instrument to measure the pressure of blood in the arteries

Sphyngomanometer

10

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

Systolic BP

11

Excessively rapid pulse rate; over 100 beats per minute in an adult

Tachycardia

12

Weak volume of pulse

Thready pulse