11A BTEC - Pulse in all species in the specified range

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Safely restrain the animal
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Find the artery with the fingers (the femoral artery is commonly used)
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Apply firm pressure to the artery using at least 2 fingers
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Count the pulsations for 1 minute (using stopwatch/watch to time)
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Alternatively, count the pulsations for 15 seconds and multiply the result by four (though this method is less accurate)
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Card 2

Front

Find the artery with the fingers (the femoral artery is commonly used)

Back

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Card 3

Front

Apply firm pressure to the artery using at least 2 fingers

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Count the pulsations for 1 minute (using stopwatch/watch to time)

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Alternatively, count the pulsations for 15 seconds and multiply the result by four (though this method is less accurate)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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