Measuring Vital Signs Test #22 Measuring Vital Signs Test Name* First Last Email* Location* Grand Rapids Saginaw St. Louis Check the box for the correct answer.1. Which of the following signs is considered a vital sign?* Skin Temperature Blood count Blood pressure Urine test one of the above 2. Body temperature is always measured in the mouth.* True False 3. On a Fahrenheit thermometer, what does a short line indicate?* 1 degree 2 degrees 0.1 degree 0.2 degree 4. When measuring an oral temperature, how long should a glass thermometer remain in a client's mouth?* 20 seconds 2 minutes 5 minutes 60 seconds 5. When measuring a rectal temperature, how long should a glass thermometer remain in the rectum?* 5 minutes 10 minutes 3 minutes As long as needed 6. Where is an axillary temperature measured?* Groin Anus Armpit Mouth 7. In accurately measuring a radial pulse, you should.* Press firmly on the wrist Use your thumb on the wrist Count the beats until they become irregular Count the beats for 30 seconds, then multiply by two 8. Blood pressure should always be taken with the client in the same position.* True False 9. In taking Mrs. White's blood pressure, you obtain a reading of 130/85. Which of the following is an accurate interpretation of this reading?* Mrs. White has hypertension Mrs. White has hypotension Mrs. Whites blood pressure is normal Mrs. White is anemic 10. You can measure respiration accurately byCounting each rise and fall of the chest separately* Counting each rise and fall of the chest separately Counting each rise and fall of the chest as one respiration Counting the number of breaths for 60 seconds and multiplying by two Telling the client what you are doing PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.