VITAL SIGNS  
VARIABLE GROUP VITAL
VARIABLES
 VariableDescription
Codes VITAL_HeightHeight in cm
Codes VITAL_WeightWeight in kg
Codes VITAL_TempTemperature (degrees Celsius)
Codes VITAL_SystolicSystolic (mm Hg)
Codes VITAL_DiastolicDiastolic (mm Hg)
Codes VITAL_PulsePulse (beats per min)
Codes VITAL_RespirationsRespirations (per minute)


DEFINITION

Vital signs

NOTE

Review Vital Signs obtained at most recent prior study visit (for Baseline, Interim, and Outcome Visits) in order to establish as point of comparison for current vital signs.

Height: 1 inch = 2.54 cm; use calculator at
http://www.manuelsweb.com/in_cm.htm

Weight: 1 pound = 0.454 kg; use calculator at http://www.metric-conversions.org/weight/pounds-to-kilograms.htm

Temperature: convert Farenheit to Celsius using calculator at http://www.manuelsweb.com/temp.htm

Review vital signs with physician investigator at study site prior to concluding each study visit at which they are obtained.