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Dec
21
2011

Measuring Vital Signs: Key Terms

Apical-radial pulse – taking the apical and radial pulses at the same time. blood pressure – the amount of force exerted against the walls of an artery by the blood. body temperature – the amount of heat in the body that is balance between the amount of heat produced and teh amount lost by the body. bradycardia – a slow (brady) heart rate (cardia); the rate is less than 60 beats per minute. diastole – […]