Chapter 3: Pulse and Respiration

Finding the Error Activity: Radial Pulse

Now you have an opportunity to find errors in measurement techniques. This activity involves looking at an image.

What error in technique is this healthcare provider making while measuring the radial pulse of a client?

Healthcare provider conducting an error while measuring radial pulse

Figure 3.8: Error in technique while measuring the radial pulse

Go to the next page for information about the correct technique for measuring radial pulse.