High blood pressure levels. Are you in the RED? How about when your pain spikes? New studies have showed that blood pressure spikes and/or high blood pressure is becoming a common test to determine pain as it is one of the body's reactions to pain symptoms. Chronic Pain Patients should keep an eye on their BP.
If you are not sure what your blood pressure should be or whether your pressure is a little lower or higher than it should be, take a look at this helpful chart which puts all the information neatly at your fingertips!
Peds - APGAR score. Sample NCLEX question: The nurse observes that 1 minute after a newborn is delivered the heart rate is 124, central color is pink, hands are blue, moderate flexion is noted on the upper and lower extremities, cry is vigorous, and there is a slight response to a foot tap. What Apgar score should the nurse assign to the newborn? (A: 7) I wish the chart came with the test :/