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 ...
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.
The facts behind peripheral artery disease
Arteries are vessels that carry nutrients and oxygen-rich ... A common test used to diagnose PAD is the ankle-brachial index. This is a simple, painless test that compares the blood pressure at the ankle to the blood pressure in the arm to see how well ...
Ankle-Brachial Index Measurement
The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is an efficient tool for objectively ... Place small amount of ultrasound transmission gel at landmark where artery was located. Locate artery with Doppler device. Posterior tibial artery is located and marked with gel.
BRACHIAL PLEXUS STUDY QUESTIONS
What is the anatomical location of the anterior primary rami that ... Where do the cords of the brachial plexus become arranged around the axillary artery? 13. What is the axillary sheath, how far down the arm does it extend, and what is its relationship ...