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Flashcards in Pulse Deck (14):
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Rapid Pulse

Tachycardia

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Tachycardia

Above 100 beats per minute

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Slow Pulse

Bradycardia

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Bradycardia

Below 60 beats per minute

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Causes of Trachycardia

Exercise, Hypoxia, Fever, Infection, Emotional upset, Pain

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Causes of Bradychardia

Heart Disease, Pain, Athletic conditioning

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Irregular rhythm

Hypoxia, Electrolyte Imbalance, Medication, Abnormal body Temperature

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Pulse Rythm

Can be Regular or Irregular

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Normal Adult Pulse Rate

60 - 100

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Adolescent

60 - 105

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An Irregular Pulse should

Be counted a full minute

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Quality of pulse

Strong (normal), Weak (thready)

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Pulse rate is

Normal, Slow , Fast

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Rate

Number of heart beats per minute