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1

Where do you palpate the femoral pulse?

Inferior to the midpoint of the inguinal ligament

2

Popliteal?

Popiteal fossa

3

POsterior tibial?

Between the posterior border of the medial malleolus and the achilles tendon

4

Dorsalis pedis?

Medial to the tendo of extensor hallucis longus on the dorsum of the foot

5

Brachial?

Medial to the biceps brachii tendon in the cubital fossa

6

Radial?

Lateral to tendon of flexor carpi radialis

7

Carotid?

Anterior to the SCM at the level of the superor border of thyroid cartilage- this is where the carotids bifurcate

8

Where would you insert a cardiac pacing wire?

Subclavian artery

9

Where would you insert a central line?

IJV or femoral vein