pulse rate


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Related to pulse rate: blood pressure, heart rate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulse rate - the rate at which the heart beatspulse rate - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
femoral pulse - pulse of the femoral artery (felt in the groin)
radial pulse - pulse of the radial artery (felt in the wrist)
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Translations

pulse rate

n (Anat) → Pulszahl f, → Puls m

pulse rate

n (Med) → (numero di) pulsazioni fpl
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As shown in Figure 1A, the pulse rate of all animals significantly (P<0.01) decreased after administration of xylazine.
The results of this study show that there is significant decrease in resting pulse rate and also significant increase in PFI in the test group compared to control group [Tables 1 and 2].
At the baseline (before premedication) mean pulse rate values were not found to be statistically significantly different (p>0.05) between both groups.
[USA], Aug 24 ( ANI ): If you are consuming more phosphate in your diet, it could result in an increase in blood pressure and pulse rate, according to a study.
The device may also have a speaker for outputting the pulse rate or blood pressure in the form of sound signals.
And to see an average reduction of 22 per cent in their pulse rates was really quite staggering."
The SMS contains information about the patient such as the heart pulse rate, patient's identification number and geographical location.
Vital-SCOPE simultaneously measures pulse rate, respiratory rate, and body temperature when the sensor unit is placed on the carotid artery area of the neck and provides results within 10 s (Figure 1).
The mean pulse rate was also increased by 3 to 4 beats after 2 minutes of administration and then decreased after 5 minutes in all groups.
The average pulse rate for a normal person is 72 per minute, but it differs for different activities.
Hence, pulse rate remained low and steady throughout the laparoscopic surgery in CL group compared to C group whereas rise was seen in Group C.
It is built with smart wireless technology; to assess the saturation and pulse rate the moment it is placed on the tip of the finger.