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I do not feel x-rays are warranted at this time. My recommendations are to continue Ms. Staley on salicylate therapy, rest and physical therapy. I suggest that you have Ms. Staley attend physical therapy at the American Rehabilitation Center on Main Street. Thank you for this interesting consultation. Yours truly, Benjamin Matthews, MD BM/es Enc. (2) c: Dr. Samuel Adams Figure 1-4. Business letter components. This letter is done in full block format and contains these elements: (1) letterhead, (2) date, (3) inside address, (4) subject line, (5) salutation, (6) body, (7) closing, (8) signature and typed name, (9) identification line, (10) enclosure, (11) copy.
Depress the on/off button, move the thermometer across and down the forehead, and release the on/off button with the unit over the temporal artery. 4. Note the reading on the digital display screen. 5. Disinfect the end of the thermometer. 6. Wash your hands and record the procedure. 7. Return the unit to the charging base. indd 37 12/10/2011 5:48:03 PM 2 Clinical 1. Position the patient with the arm relaxed and supported. 2. With the index, middle, and ring fingers of your dominant hand, press firmly with your fingertips to feel the pulse; do not obliterate it.
Wrap the cuff around the arm and secure it. With the air pump in your dominant hand and the valve between your thumb and forefinger, tighten the screw. While palpating the brachial pulse, inflate the cuff. Note the point or number on the dial or mercury column at which brachial pulse is no longer felt. Deflate the cuff. Wait at least 30 seconds before reinflating. Hold the stethoscope diaphragm firmly against the brachial artery while taking the blood pressure and listening carefully. Turn the screw to close the valve; inflate the cuff.