Pulse Rate

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Pulse Rate

Pulse rate and volume


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Averagel pulse rate for adult female
    • A. 

      40 to 80 beats per minute

    • B. 

      65 to 80 beats per minute

    • C. 

      80 to 120 beats per minute

    • D. 

      66 to 96 beats per minute

  • 2. 
    The pulse is counted by
    • A. 

      Palpating a vein

    • B. 

      Auscultating a capillary

    • C. 

      Paplating an artery

    • D. 

      Placing a stethoscope over the anticubital space

  • 3. 
    The pulse
    • A. 

      Indicates how well the tissue absorbs oxygen

    • B. 

      Indicates how well the cardiovascular system is working

    • C. 

      Varies in different parts of the body

  • 4. 
    The character of the pulse is the 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Rate

    • C. 

      Volume

  • 5. 
    The apical pulse is measured
    • A. 

      At the wrist

    • B. 

      Behind the knee

    • C. 

      Over the heart

  • 6. 
    The site at which the pulse is most commonly taken is the
    • A. 

      Pedial vein

    • B. 

      Carotid capillary

    • C. 

      Raiial artery

  • 7. 
    The average pulse rate for an infant
    • A. 

      100 to 120 beats per minute

    • B. 

      80 to 100 beats per minute

    • C. 

      120 to 160 beats per minute

  • 8. 
    The average respiratory rate for adults
    • A. 

      12 to 20 per minute

    • B. 

      12 to 24 per minute

    • C. 

      18 to 26 per minute

  • 9. 
    When counting respirations
    • A. 

      Count each inhalation and each expiration and add them together

    • B. 

      Count one inhalation and one expiration as one respiration

    • C. 

      Tell the patient what you are doing

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