Identify the pulse shown in the picture below ?
A. Catacrotic pulse.
B. Hypokinetic pulse.
C. Hyperkinetic pulse.
D. Anacrotic Pulse.
Ans:D. Anacrotic Pulse.
- Anacrotic pulse is a slow rising, twice beating pulse where both the waves are felt during systole.
- The waves that are felt are the anacrotic wave and the tidal wave.
- It is best felt in the carotids in aortic stenosis.