Pulse and Pressure (Blood)

types of pulses on the body
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Temporal pulse
At head (by temples)
Carotid artery
On throat (unconscious)
Brachial pulse
On forearm or tendon (children or babies)
Radial pulse
On wrist (most common)
femoral pulse
below waist.
popliteal
Back of knee
Dorsalis Pedis
The pulse at the top of the foot
60-80 bpm
Adult bpm
70-90 bpm
7-12 y/old kid bpm
80-100 bpm
1-7 y/old kid bpm
100-130 bpm
infant bpm
Bradycardia
Abnormally slow beat
Tachycardia
Abnormally rapid heartbeat
arthmatic
irregular or abnormal rhythm.
Hypotension
Low blood pressure.
Hypertension
High blood pressure.
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