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Cómo tomar el pulso carotídeo

La arteria carótida transporta sangre oxigenada del corazón al cerebro. El pulso de la carótida se puede sentir a cada lado en la parte frontal del cuello, debajo del ángulo de la quijada. Este "golpe" rítmico es causado por la variación de volúmenes de sangre empujados fuera del corazón hacia las extremidades.

Cómo tomar el pulso carotídeo
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