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What should the patients heart rate be recorded as assuming the PTA measures this value as 22 seconds? PTA assesses a patients HR by measuring the time necessary for 30 beats.



A. 86 beats per-minute
B. 95 beats per-minute
C. 82 beats per-minute
D. 90 beats per-minute

This question is part of PTA Exam Practice Test
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Feb 15, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 09, 2017

Ok I get it now thank you for your help
 

zoezoelu

Zoezoelu

Answered Jan 21, 2017

First, get heart rate per second :30/22=~1.36
second, use the calculated value times 60 seconds: 1.36x60=81.6 , then round up =82
 

molina

Molina

Answered Jan 20, 2017

Why? is 82 bpm the awnser
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 13, 2017

82 beats per-minute
 

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