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Synonyms for pulse

Synonyms for pulse

a periodic contraction or sound of something coursing

to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

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(electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)

the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

the rate at which the heart beats

edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc

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expand and contract rhythmically

produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses

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drive by or as if by pulsation

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The questions asked were regarding abbreviations from CPR knowledge of latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidelines (CPR) defibrillator types paddles placement checking unresponsiveness checking carotid pulse chest compression site and mask ventilation.
However, one explanation for the lack of accuracy in the certified fitness trainers may be that the exercisers palpated the carotid pulse while the trainers palpated the radial pulse.
* Feel for a pulse for up to 10 seconds (check for the presence of a carotid pulse in an adult or child; check for a brachial pulse in an infant) (Fig.
* For adults and children, the carotid pulse should be checked first.
Upon physical examination, the doctor could not feel the left carotid pulse. The right carotid pulse was normal.
However, within seconds, unnamed hospital personnel palpated a carotid pulse and a cardiac monitor showed a viable rhythm.
Check the carotid pulse. If no pulse is present, start CPR.
If the victim still isn't breathing, attempt to check the carotid pulse for a few seconds.
co.uk/hillsborough He said: "Before starting mouth-to-mouth, you can feel the carotid pulse near the airway, where it meets the jawline, by feeling with two fingers, and I could not find a pulse."
Measure your carotid pulse by placing your index and middle fingers on your neck (to the side of your windpipe and just below your jaw) or your radial pulse by placing the same fingers on the inside of your wrist.