Ns1211 2009 Week 4 Part 6

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  • Ns1211 2009 Week 4 Part 6

    1. 1. Today’s Lecture  Vital Signs Overview/Context  Temperature  Pulse  Blood Pressure  Respiratory Rate  Oxygen Saturation  Pain  Assignment
    2. 2. SaO 2 <ul><li>% Hgb saturated with O 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Indicator Only </li></ul><ul><li>Normal >95% </li></ul>
    3. 3. SaO 2 Crisp & Taylor 2009
    4. 4. SaO 2 Sites <ul><li>Fingers </li></ul><ul><li>Toes </li></ul><ul><li>Ear </li></ul><ul><li>Nose (?) </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Haemoglobin level </li></ul><ul><li>Arterial Flow </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature of site </li></ul><ul><li>Skin colour </li></ul><ul><li>Nail polish </li></ul>SaO 2 Accuracy
    6. 6. SaO 2 Process Tollefson 2007 pp194-196
    7. 7. SaO 2 Process <ul><li> Standard Precautions </li></ul><ul><li> Select Site </li></ul><ul><li> Sensor OK? </li></ul><ul><li> Attach </li></ul><ul><li> Accurate Pulse? </li></ul><ul><li> Document </li></ul><ul><li> Compare </li></ul>
    8. 8. Today’s Lecture  Vital Signs Overview/Context  Temperature  Pulse  Blood Pressure  Respiratory Rate  Oxygen Saturation  Pain  Assignment

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