How checking your pulse through your FINGER could detect risk of heart disease
Researchers found that the finger’s pulse can measure stiffness in the aorta – a common risk factor for heart disease. In the new procedure instrument called a transducer is placed on the finger or over the brachial artery, located inside the arm just ...
Your finger's pulse holds the key to your heart's health
And it can be as simple as measuring the pulse in your finger ... works by placing an instrument called a transducer on the finger or over the brachial artery, located inside the arm just beneath the elbow. The readout, combined with a person's age ...
First Aid Tips- The first aid method for external bleeding
Major bleeding may be a life-threatening ... For wounds of the arms or hands, pressure points are located on the inside of the wrist ( radial artery-where a pulse is checked) or on the inside of the upper arm (brachial artery). For wounds of the legs ...
2 U of M students stabbed in northeast Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Crime anywhere is senseless ... stabbed acted quickly because her roommate was stabbed in an artery that could have killed her, Garcia said. "Her friend got stabbed in the brachial artery. She pulled off her shirt and put it around her ...
CCC class on CPR trains teens
Instructor Tony Brooks, Coahoma Community College's Health Sciences Program coordinator, shows two of his students where the Brachial artery is located during Saturday's class. The Brachial artery is used to check the pulse of an infant.