09) General Survey, Measurement, Vital

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05/31/11 1 9 General Survey, Measurement, 9 General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs Vital Signs L. Meneghini RN MSN CEN L. Meneghini RN MSN CEN 09/21/09 09/21/09
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05/31/11 2 General Survey, Measurement, Vital General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs Signs Objective Data: The general survey studies the pt. wholistically. Objective parameters are used to form the general survey. Consider physical appearance, body structure, mobility, and behavior.
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05/31/11 3 General Survey General Survey Physical Appearance Age: Pt appears his/her stated age Sex: Sexual development is appropriate for gender and age Level of consciousness: Alert, oriented Skin color: tone ,color Facial features: symmetry
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05/31/11 4 General Survey General Survey Body structure Stature- The height appears within normal range (see pg. 178 Jarvis) Nutrition- The weight appears within normal range Symmetry- Body parts look equal bilaterally and are in relative proportion to each other.
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05/31/11 5 General Survey General Survey Posture- The person stands comfortably… Position- The person sits comfortably. . Body build, contour…(example 177) Mobility - Gait Normally, the base is as wide as the shoulder width, foot placement is accurate, walk is smooth… ROM- Note full mobility for each joint…
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