Tag: Pulse

Alteration in Pulse

Alteration in Pulse1.        Tachycardia:Excessively fast rate over 100beats per minute in an adult.2.        Bradycardia:a heart rate in an adult of ...

Assessing an Apical Pulse

Assessing an Apical PulsePurposes·         To obtain the heart rate of newborns, infants, and children 2 to 3 years old or ...

Assessing The Pulse

Assessing the PulseA pulse is commonly assessed by palpation (feeling) or auscultation (hearing). Middle three fingertips are used for palpating ...

PULSE SITES

PULSE SITESA pulse may be measured in nine sites1.       TemporalWhere the temporal artery passes over the temporal bone of head. The ...

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PULSE

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PULSECharacteristics of the pulse include- rate, rhythm, strength, and equality.Rate:-Pulse rate is the number of pulsing sensations ...

Factors Affecting the Pulse

Factors Affecting the PulseAgeAs the age increases the pulse rate gradually decreases. Age Pulse Average/ Range Newborn 130 (80-180) 1 ...

Pulse

PulseDefinition The pulse is a wave of blood created by contraction of the left ventricle of the heart. Pulse wave ...