5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- 0 = Absent: 1+ = diminished: 2+ = Normal: 3+ = Moderately Increased: 4+ = Markedly Increased
- Brachial, carotid, dorsal pedal, femoral, popliteal, posterior tibial, radial, temporal. The carotid and radial sites are the most common sites for measuring a patient's pulse rate.
- 80 - 100 bpm
- Indirectly measures the rate of contraction of the left ventricle through a peripheral pulse site.
4 True/False Questions
Weak → Inconsistency during heart rate measurement with regard to strength and beat of the heart.
Heart Rate / Pulse → Adequate force and consistent beats.
Tachycardia → A condition of a heart rate consistently above 100 bpm.
Strong / Regular → Inconsistency during heart rate measurement with regard to strength and beat of the heart.