High Blood Pressure in Children Drill
These drills build assessment skills by simulating blood pressure measurement by auscultation. Users will also practice evaluation of hypertension using the NIH's classification tables for children. We recommend downloading the 'Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children', National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, using the following link: A Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children
Using this course
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Lesson #1: 5-year-old male
Male. Age 5 years, 4 months. Height is 108 cm.
Lesson #2: 8-year-old female
Female. Age 8 years, 5 months. Height is 121 cm.
Lesson #3: 12-year-old male
Male. Age 12 years, 6 months. Height is 165 cm.
Lesson #4: 15-year-old female
Female. Age 15 years, 4 months. Height is 166 cm.
Lesson #5: 14-year-old male
Male. Age 14 years, 3 months. Height is 168 cm.
Lesson #6: 7-year-old female
Female. Age 7 years, 9 months. Height is 128 cm.
Authors and Reviewers
Heart sounds by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD and David Lieberman, Developer, Virtual Cardiac Patient.
Heart sounds mentorship: W. Proctor Harvey, MD
- Reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
Last Update: 12/9/2022
Heart Sounds and Murmurs Across the Lifespan (with CD)
Dr Barbara Ann Erickson
ISBN-10: 0323020453; ISBN-13: 978-0323020459
Heart Sounds and Murmurs: A Practical Guide with Audio CD-ROM 3rd Edition
Elsevier-Health Sciences Division
Barbara A. Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN
- How to measure blood pressure using a manual monitor
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER)
- Manual Blood Pressure Measurement
Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan