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How do you check a pulse?
If you're checking your own pulse, you can check either wrist, where you might see the throbbing of the pulse, or either side of your neck, using the minute hand of your watch, for a minute. IF you are checking someone else's pulse, the same principles apply as use above. Just be careful not to use your thumb to check wrist pulses or you might actually be counting your own.
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Yes! Four different spots - Femoral pulse - at the top of your leg in the groin area in the centre of the leg Popliteal pulse - behind the knee (pretty deep so it can be d…ifficult to feel) Anterior tibial - on the back part of the knobbly bit on the inside of your ankle Dorsalis pedis - on the top of your foot just back from your big toe
There are several ways. Most people use what is called a noid light. To use a noid light you unplug a fuel injector and plug a noid light in to the harness. You turn the engin…e over. If the noid light flashes then you have injector pulse. Another way to check is to use a low wattage test light. Unplug a fuel injector, and plug one end of the test light to each wire from the harness. Crank the engine over and see if the light flashes.
Put your pointer and middle finger on the inside of the leg. That is where you can FIND the pulse.
When people go into cardiac arrest, their body usually cuts off most circulation to their extremities to keep the core of their body alive. So, a patient could have a very wea…k or absent radial pulse but they may still have a carotid pulse. it is also used to compare the radial pulse to the carotid pulse. You should check for a carotid pulse every few minutes, at the same time check for breathing, coughing, and moving. Don't check it more often than that as stopping chest compressions can waste precious time. Continue CPR if there is no breathing or pulse, ect.
If you are refering to checking for a pulse during CPR, you check it at the carotid artery, by placing your fingers just below the jaw line in the neck. If you are refering t…o simply checking a pulse on a routine basis, such as in a hospital setting, it is checked at the radial artery, by placing two fingers on the inside of the wrist, on the thumb side.
on upper aspect of the arm (brachial pulse)
It can be quite hard to feel a baby's pulse but the best place is the brachial artery which is located on the inside of the arm just above the elbow (Where the elbow crease is…) and it is usually found on the opposite side to the thumb. The best way is to use two fingers (not your own thumb as that has a pulse of its own) and just keep feeling around that area until you find it. It is also easier to feel if you can keep the baby's arm straight.
A pulse rate can be checked for 6 seconds( the number counted is then multiplied by 10), it can be checked for 10 seconds ( the resulting number is multiplied by 6), or it can… be checked for 15 seconds ( and the resulting number is then multiplied by 4).
Person's left side of the neck, just under edge of jawbone, in "tender meat" or in the wrist.
Not for an adult; but it is still required for children and infants.
In Heart Rate
You would check underneath throat and between the throat and lungs
tools u can use are a noid light....or an injector pulser TOOL
I've always had better luch with a stethoscope. If you're not a vet or someone who pulses ducks every day, that'd be my recommendation for you too. It's easy for profess…ionals to miss a pulse, even on humans. And that's why heatlhcare staff carry... stethoscopes.
In Animal Life
The first step in learning how to take your cat's pulse, is to feel the inside of her/his hind leg where it meets the femoral artery. This can be done while your cat is in a s…tanding position. Now you will need to press your fingers on the artery until you can feel the pulse. Within a fifteen-second period, count the number of pulsations you feel. You will now need to multiply that amount by four to get the pulse count per minute. For an adult cat, the normal rate is 160 to 180 beats per minute. The normal rate for a kitten's pulse is much higher, usually about 200 beats per minute.