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By Bonnie Juvé Meeker RN DNS, Jacqueline Rhoads PhD ACNP-BC ANP-C GNP CCRN

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5 cm) above the pulsations. The stethoscope will be placed over the artery without touching the cuff. ➧ Center the arrows marked on the cuff over the brachial artery. Inflating the bladder directly over the brachial artery ensures that proper pressure is applied during inflation of the cuff. ➧ With the cuff fully deflated, wrap it evenly and snugly around the upper arm. A loose-fitting cuff will cause a false elevation in the blood pressure measurement. ➧ Keep manometer at eye level. The nurse should be no more than approximately 1 yard away.

Remove one glove by grasping the cuff and pulling down so that the glove turns inside out. Dispose of glove. ● With ungloved hand, slip your finger inside the cuff of the other glove, pull the glove off, inside out, and dispose of it. ● Grasp and release the ties of the mask, dispose of mask. ● Release neck ties of the gown allowing the gown to fall forward. ● Place fingers of dominant hand inside cuff of other hand, and pull gown sleeve over other hand. ● With gowned covered hand, pull gown down over the dominant hand, folding the gown together as it is pulled down, remove entire gown and dispose of gown.

Reduces anxiety and promotes cooperation. Variation 1: Oral Temperature Assessment Sublingual Temperature Using a Glass Thermometer ➧ Hold color-coded end of glass thermometer between fingertips. Prevents contamination of bulb to be inserted into patient’s mouth. ➧ Slowly rotate thermometer at eye level to read mercury level. 5ЊC). Thermometer reading must be below patient’s actual temperature before use. ➧ If mercury is higher than desired level, shake thermometer down- ward. Hold upper end of thermometer securely between thumb and forefinger and stand away from solid objects.

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