This can be measured at any place where there is a large artery (e.g. carotid, femoral, or simply by listening over the heart), though for the sake of convenience it is generally done by palpating the radial impulse. This activity allows the user to analyse the pulse of the virtual patient.



Simulation Type

Range, Using Graphics

Gender Specific

No, common graphics for both gender


     Rate : 60- 120 beats per minute

     Quality: Strong/Weak

     Rhythm: Regular/ Irregular


     User can click on the highlighted yellow spot.

     On clicking it will appear as a red spot.

     The system will create pulse  beat sound based on Count, Quality and Rhythm of pulse.

     The count of pulse per min will be based on the rate of pulse.

     The system will also show a pictorial representation of pulse  based on Rate, Quality and Rhythm of pulse.