Adult Vital Signs badge card This card features the four major vital signs (respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure, temperature) as well as pulse oximetry and other important "5th" vital signs. For each vital sign there is a normal range listed as well as some of the major associated terms and definitions.
Health History Assessment: “SAMPLE” In general, do not obtain a detailed history until life-threatening injuries have been identified and therapy has been initiated. The secondary survey is essentially a head-to-toe assessment of progress, vital signs, etc. More nursing mnemonics at: http://nurseslabs.com/nursing-health-assessment-mnemonics-tips/