Foundation Studies for Caring

Using Student-Centred Learning

by Alan Glasper, Gill McEwing & Jim Richardson

Chapter 16: Vital Signs

This chapter will help you learn the techniques for taking and recording a patient’s temperature, pulse and respiration rate, as well as make decisions about the best place, time, and equipment for doing so.

The companion web material includes PowerPoints that you can use in a group SCL session, as well as chapter links so you can see how the skills acquired here may be used in different settings.

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