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How To : Take a three years old's vital signs in nursing

Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to take a three year old child's vital signs. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to distract a child and read their vital sings. Ac ...more

How To : Take your baby's rectal temperature

In this tutorial, we learn how to use a rectal thermometer with a baby. This is the best to use for an infant six months or younger. Any fever could be serious, especially in the first 3 months. First, apply petroleum jelly to the baby's rectum and lift its legs in the air. Ge ...more

How To : Check for a fever accurately

Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help. You Will Need * A digital thermometer * Petroleum jelly Step 1: Choos ...more

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