Difference between Apical and Radial Pulse?

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The difference between the apical pulse and radial pulse is the location the heart rate is taken. The apical pulse is found by listening to the chest with a stethoscope. The radial pulse is determined by palpating the artery at the wrist. The location is below the thumb on either wrist.
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The apical pulse is taken when the patient is lying or sitting. A stethoscope is used to listen to the heart and placed at the 5th intercostal space (between ribs on left side of
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The apical pulse is your heart rate when counted
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An apical pulse is taken by listening to the heart directly and a radial pulse is taken by counting how many beats can be felt at the wrist. Edit: My apologies. I forgot to include
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It means that some of the heart beats are not strong enough to cause a pulse in your wrist so the pulse rate at your wrist is less than your heart rate. If you imagine your heart
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