M.W. is a 70-year-old white woman with a medical history of hypertension, osteoarthritis, atrial fibrillation, and total hysterectomy who lives by herself in a two-story row home. She visits the….
Which of the following sets of vitals would lead you to believe this girl is in need of immediate transport?
You arrive on scene with your partner Leonard to the report of a child appearing lethargic. Upon entering the house, you see a 9-year-old girl lying on the couch. Her father says she has been breathing strangely and began vomiting about 45 minutes ago. During your assessment, you determine she needs to be transported to the ER immediately. Which of the following sets of vitals would lead you to believe this girl is in need of immediate transport?
a. BP 104/60, respirations of 24 per minute and a pulse of 82
b. BP 100/58, respirations of 14 per minute and a pulse of 130
c. BP 108/64, respirations of 20 per minute and a pulse of 100
d. BP 116/70, respirations of 27 per minute and a pulse of 96