Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-5.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify the cause of a pulse.
Identify types of pulse (normal regular,
tachycardia, bradycardia, weak, thready, strong,
bounding, intermittent, irregular, and so forth)
and their meanings.
Identify locations for taking a pulse, including the
most common sites.
Identify the proper procedures for determining a
Take a person's pulse and calculate his pulse
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises
will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.