Counts & records radial pulse

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  1. Explains procedure to client, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible
    Places fingertips on thumb side ofclient's arist to locate radial pulse
  2. Count beats for one full minute
    Signaling device is within reach
  3. washes hands
    After obtaining pulse by palpating radial artery position, records pulse rate within plus or minus 4 beats of evaluator's reading *count for 1 full minute*
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Counts & records radial pulse
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2011-04-14 12:07:58
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Records pulse
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