Answer: Apical pulse should be counted for one full minute.
Pulse (or the count of arterial pulse per minute) is equivalent to measuring the heart rate. The heart rate can also be measured by listening to the heart beat by auscultation traditionally using a stethoscope and counting it for a minute. The radial pulse is commonly measured using three fingers.
Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) refers to cardiac arrest in which the electrocardiogram shows a heart rhythm that should produce a pulse but does not.Pulseless electrical activity is found initially in about 55% of people in cardiac arrest. Under normal circumstances electrical activation of muscle cells precedes mechanical contraction of the heart (known as electromechanical coupling).
The pulse repetition frequency (PRF) is the number of pulses of a repeating signal in a specific time unit normally measured in pulses per second.The term is used within a number of technical disciplines notably radar.. In radar a radio signal of a particular carrier frequency …