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Popliteal Pulse: The popliteal pulse is one of the palpable pulses, tangible heartbeats that can be felt in various arterial sites throughout the body. The popliteal pulse can be felt in the back of the knee on the popliteal artery.
Normally, the popliteal pulse can be felt by the fingers, but in some conditions, such as shock and low blood pressure, and in some normal circumstances, an instrument called a doppler may be needed to find the femoral pulse and amplify it so it can be heard. Conditions that can afflict the popliteal pulse include arterial clots, arterial embolisms, hemorrhage, shock, cardiac arrhythmias, and cardiac arrest.
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