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10 out of 10

Pulsus bisferiens is best felt in: (AIIMS Nov 2011)

A Carotid artery
B Brachial artery

C Radial artery
D Femoral artery

Ans. C

Radial artery

Extra Edge: about pulse

1. Character –

a. Best assessed in carotid artery.

b. But Bisferiens pulse & pulsus alternans are best felt in peripheral artery (Radial Artery) (H 18th Pg-1825)

c. Jerky carotid pulses − HOCM

2. Rhythm Best assessed in peripheral artery – radial Q.

3. Volume Best assessed in carotid artery Q.

4. Radio – Femoral delay – seen in coarctation of aorta Q