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Cardiovascular: arterial pulse palpation

Contributor(s): Christopher Brown, Lesley Young

Introduction

  • Pulse palpation is an essential part of a routine physical examination for assessment of arterial blood pressure, cardiac rate and rhythm.

Uses

  • Evaluation of cardiovascular status.

General

Specific

Advantages

  • Easy technique.

Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

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