The pulse is the number of heartbeats per minute.
Heart rate; Heart beat
The pulse is measured at the:
In these areas, an artery passes close to the skin.
To measure the pulse at the wrist, place the index and middle finger over the underside of the opposite wrist, below the base of the thumb. Press firmly with flat fingers until you feel the pulse.
To measure the pulse on the neck,...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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