Asked in Arteries
Artery usually used to take the pulse at your wrist?
The artery generally used to find the pulse (in the wrist) is called the ulnar artery. The radial artery is the artery used to check the pulse in the wrist. ...
Asked in Blood Vessels
The strongest pulse felt in blood vessel?
A pulse can be felt where an artery crosses a bone. The main areas where the strongest pulse may be felt are the carotid artery in the neck, the brachial artery in the crook of the arm and the radial artery in the inner wrist. ...
Asked in First Aid
Is the brachial artery located in arm just?
The Brachial artery provides passage for oxygen rich blood supply to the arm. It is located in the upper arm on the inside between the bicep & tricep muscles againsed the humorous bone. This is the prefered place to check for an infavts pulse. ...
Asked in Health, Heart Rate, CPR
What are Different methods of checking the pulse?
You can check the pulse in the carotid (neck) or brachial (upper arm) arteries for CPR pulse checks. Other possible locations for checking a pulse are Radial (wrist), Popliteal artery (knee) posterior tibial or dorsalis pedis (foot). ...
Asked in Health
Is it different takin pulse from neck and wrist?
You should receive the same results from either. when you check a pulse, you are measuring how many times you can feel your heart pump through your artery (Palpitation). Your neck artery is called the Carotid Artery and the wrist is called the Radial artery. It is possible to check pulse behind the knee, inside the elbow, and at the ankle joint as well. ...
Asked in Science
Name of the thumb pulse?
The neck pulse is the corotid pulse; the wrist pulse is the radial pulse; the arm pulse is the brachial pulse. it seems that the pulses are named according to the artery palpated; therefore, your thumb pulse must be your princeps pollicis pulse. this is an educated guess. ...
Asked in Heart Rate
Which artery should be used to check the pulse of an unconscious victim?
The Carotid Pulse is the best to use when trying to find the pulse on an unconscious person. The Carotid is the main artery of the head and neck and is located closest to the heart. ...
Asked in Health, Heart Rate
Should your neck pulse be approximately the same as your wrist pulse?
Yes; the pulse rate should be approximately the same. However the pressure will vary as the artery in your neck is larger than the one in your arm. The artery in your neck is called the carotid artery. Therefore the neck pulse is called the carotid pulse. The one at the wrist is called the radial artery thus giving it the name, radial pulse. The average pulse for an adult is 65-70 beats per minute. For a child, 80-90 and 100-120 for...