You can palpate to feel for the abdominal aorta.  Use a flat palm or outstretched fingers.  It will usually require you to depress the abdomen and can be difficult if the patient is obese or is very muscular.

  There are 2 more common pulse points he didn’t mention. The Popliteal, found behind the knee cap and the Femoral found in the groin area.

  Can you demonstrate how to find the pulses of the body?  Send us your video to replace this one.  We’d much rather have resources created by nursing students and/or nursing professors.

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