5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Adequate force and consistent beats.
- A condition of a heart rate below 60 bpm.
- 100 - 130 bpm
4 True/False questions
Weak → Poor force with contraction
Heart Rate / Pulse → Page 104 - 105
Adult Normal Heart Rate → 80 - 100 bpm
Peripheral Pulse Assessment Grading System: Pulse Amplitude Classification → 0 = absent: 1+ = Weak/thready pulse: 2+ Normal Pulse: 3+ = Full, firm pulse