Chapter 3: Pulse and Respiration

Try it Out

Next, there are two activities that involve two film clips that you can watch and then try out yourself. You can watch the clips and practice as many times as you like.

Radial Pulse and Respiration

Watch this short film clip 3.2 and see how to measure radial pulse and respiration correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself.

Film clip 3.2: Pulse and respiration measurement

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/yxSoB3BiDLo?rel=0

Apical Pulse

Watch this short film clip 3.3 and see how to measure an apical pulse correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself.

Film clip 3.3: Correct measurement of apical pulse

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/JJ9VEymVl8Q?rel=0

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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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