by Cathy Parkes December 04, 2019 Updated: December 29, 2021
Blood pressure cuffs: If the cuff is too large, you will get a falsely low reading. If the cuff is too small, you will get a falsely high reading. Cuff width should be 40% of arm circumference. Bladder should surround 80% of arm circumference.
A major complication of peptic ulcer disease is perforation of an ulcer. Assess for symptoms of perforation such as severe pain, fever, or a rigid/boardlike abdomen.Read Article
Natural family planning methods involve avoiding intercourse during fertile periods by tracking the patient's menstrual cycle, or assessing the basal body temperature or cervical mucus consistency daily.Read Article
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