Wednesday, June 14, 2023

A nurse is making rounds taking vital signs. Which of the following vital signs is abnormal.. 13-year-old female: 105 BPM, 22 RPM, 105/50 mmHg



A nurse is making rounds taking vital signs. Which of the following vital signs is abnormal?


  • A. 11-year-old male: 90 BPM, 22 RPM, 100/70 mmHg
  • B. 13-year-old female: 105 BPM, 22 RPM, 105/50 mmHg
  • C. 5-year-old male: 102 BPM, 24 RPM, 90/65 mmHg
  • D. 6-year-old female: 100 BPM, 26 RPM, 90/70 mmHg

Answer:  B. 13-year-old female: 105 BPM, 22 RPM, 105/50 mmHg

HR and Respirations are slightly increased. BP is down.