NURSING 112 - Vital Signs.
NURSING 112 - Vital Signs/NURSING 112 - Vital Signs.
afebrile: a condition in which the body temperature is not elevated
apnea: absence of breathing
auscultatory gap: period of diminished or absent Korotkoff sounds; it occurs during the manual measurement of blood pressure in the latter part of phase I and during phase II
blood pressure: force of blood against arterial walls
bradycardia: slow heart rate
bradypnea: slow rate of breathing