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Top Tips: Skin #VitalSigns

1. Look at the patient’s face, neck, upper chest and hands to see central and peripheral circulation 2. Not sure if the patient’s skin color is off … look at the patient, look at your partner, look at your patient 3. Anticipate skin color,┬átemperature, and moisture based on the patient’s chief complaint What are your […]

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How are You Staying Cool?

It is Hot! I am staying cool by: 1. Moving less and moving slower. 2. Shifting my exercise schedule to the early morning. 3. Staying in the shade as much as possible. 4. Drinking plenty of water and minimizing soda, alcohol, and caffiene. 5. Wearing light colored clothing and loose layers. 6. Protecting my skin […]