A Case for Making Medication Adherence the 5th Vital Sign

  The global healthcare industry recognizes four primary vital signs that are indicators of the human body’s essential life-sustaining functions. The vital signs provide a quick snapshot of the patient’s general health.   4 Primary Vital Signs Measurement Equipment Body temperature Thermometer Blood pressure Sphygmomanometer Heart rate (pulse) Stethoscope / watch Respiratory rate Stethoscope / [...]