5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- A condition of a heart rate consistently above 100 bpm.
- 60 - 100 bpm
- Indirectly measures the rate of contraction of the left ventricle through a peripheral pulse site.
- Adequate force and consistent beats.
4 True/False questions
Pulse sites → 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.
Weak → Poor force with contraction
Bradycardia → A condition of a heart rate consistently above 100 bpm.
Heart Rate / Pulse → Adequate force and consistent beats.