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pulsus

 [pul´sus] (L.)
pulsus alter´nans alternating pulse.
pulsus bige´minus bigeminal pulse.
pulsus bisfe´riens a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus ce´ler quick pulse.
pulsus dif´ferens inequality of the pulse observable at corresponding sites on either side of the body.
pulsus paradox´us paradoxical pulse.
pulsus par´vus et tar´dus a small hard pulse that rises and falls slowly.
pulsus tar´dus slow pulse.

pulse

(pŭls),
Rhythmic dilation of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood thrown into the vessel by the contraction of the heart. A pulse may also at times occur in a vein or a vascular organ, such as the liver.
Synonym(s): pulsus
[L. pulsus]

pulsus

/pul·sus/ (-sus) pl. pul´sus   [L.] pulse.
pulsus alter´nans  alternating pulse.
pulsus bisfe´riens  a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation and in aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus dif´ferens  inequality of the pulse observable at corresponding sites on the two sides of the body.

pulse

(pŭls)
Palpable rhythmic expansion of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood pushed or forced into the vessel by the contraction of the heart. A pulse may also at times occur in a vein or a vascular organ, such as the liver.
Synonym(s): pulsus.
[L. pulsus]

pulsus

[L.] pulse.

pulsus alternans
see alternating pulse.
pulsus bigeminus
bigeminal pulse.
pulsus bisferiens
a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation and in aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus celer
a swift, abrupt pulse.
pulsus differens
inequality of the pulse obervable at corresponding sites on either side of the body.
pulsus paradoxus
an abnormal inspiratory decrease in arterial blood pressure, seen in cardiac tamponade and caused by a decreased pulmonary venous return.
pulsus parvus et tardus
a small hard pulse that rises and falls slowly.
pulsus tardus
an abnormally slow pulse.
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Clark's group also found that the pulse oximeter's plethysmographic waveform was altered in the presence of early pulsus paradoxus, while Arnold and associates found that plethysmographic waveforms from the pulse oximeter were useful in ascertaining the degree of worsening of airway obstruction in young subjects.
Las palabras del panegirista del 313, describiendo la ultima noche de Majencio son suficientemente explicitas: Somnis terribilus agitatus et nocturnis pulsus ultricibus (22), suenos terrorificos y furias nocturnas vengadoras son las criaturas que acompanaban a Majencio en visperas de su enfrentamiento con Constantino (23).
The article by Wong addresses a problem experienced by some critically ill patients and indicates a potentially life-threatening situation--that of pulsus paradoxus.
Pulsus paradoxus (a fall of 10 mmHg of more in systolic blood pressure during inspiration) is a diagnostic finding; however, if the cardiac output is low, a pulsus paradoxus may only be detected with an arterial catheter.
Disease-oriented outcome measures were peak expiratory flow rate, peak expiratory flow rate as a percentage of predicted, forced expiratory flow rate between 25% and 75% of vital capacity, forced expiratory volume in 1 second, forced vital capacity, respiratory rate, clinical asthma scores dyspnea index/score, partial pressure (tension) of carbon dioxide (artery), alveolar-arterial oxygen tension gradient, and pulsus paradoxus.