What does vital signs mean?

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  1. vital signs(Noun)

    A set of measurements of a patients condition taken regularly to assess the state of bodily functions:- CSM, skin signs, lung sounds, temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration.


  1. Vital signs

    Vital signs are measures of various physiological statistics, often taken by health professionals, in order to assess the most basic body functions. Vital signs are an essential part of a case presentation. The act of taking vital signs normally entails recording body temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate, but may also include other measurements. Vital signs often vary by age.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vital Signs

    The signs of life that may be monitored or measured, namely pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and blood pressure.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vital signs in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vital signs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cleveland Clinic:

    Her contractions were about 10 minutes apart, so [Shepherd] and I began to monitor her vital signs and keep her comfortable.

  2. Michael McGinnis:

    Looking only at death rates, and primarily at mortality prominent in 1969, gives a necessary but not sufficient profile of the health of the nation and the citizens within it – missing issues like the rapid ascendance of Alzheimer’s disease, the rise and reduction of HIV/AIDS, the more recent ascendance of diabetes deaths( tracking the obesity epidemic) and persistent disparities in health care, for example the sustained gap between blacks and whites, we now have the science and the capacity to develop a system of vital signs that can give a much better picture of our health progress.

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  • العلامات الحيويةArabic

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