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Apical Pulse

Summary Information: Apical Pulse

Apical Pulse: The apical pulse is the sound of the heartbeat which can be heard through a stethoscope placed on the chest in the area of the apex of the heart. Listening to an apical pulse is an important diagnostic assessment which can reveal such conditions as a pulse deficit, heart murmurs and pericardial friction rubs.

Conditions that can afflict the apical pulse include pericarditis, hemorrhage, shock, cardiac arrhythmias, and cardiac arrest.

Closely Related Organs: Apical Pulse

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Apical Pulse

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Apical Pulse

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