Patient observations: a guide for support workers

Allbwn ymchwil: Cyfraniad at gyfnodolynErthygl adolyguadolygiad gan gymheiriaid


The clinical skill of taking and recording patient observations is fundamental to patient care and safety. Healthcare support workers regularly undertake these measurements and need to be equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills to ensure accurate readings. This article provides an overview of pulse, blood pressure, respirations, oxygen saturations and temperature measurements, with the normal and abnormal values given. Both the background and rationale for the use of early warning scoring systems are also provided.

Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)434-437
Nifer y tudalennau4
CyfnodolynBritish Journal of Healthcare Assistants
Rhif cyhoeddi9
Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - Medi 2010

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