Nursing, Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Reporting changes in heart or pulse rate

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1: Report changes in heart or pulse rate.


2: Even if the pulse is within normal limits - 60 to 100 BPM (beats per minute), if your clients heart rate is normally around 60 beats per minute, and it increases to 90 BPM for no apparent reason, report it even though it is still within normal limits.