pulse rate


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pulse rate the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
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In literature:

Her pulse rate was markedly slower.
"The Vital Message" by Arthur Conan Doyle
If the pulse attains that extreme rate shortly before death the rate of breathing will also be increased.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
He noted the temperature; rate and other qualities of the pulse; looked at the tongue and sputa.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
A normal pulse rate for a man is around 72, for a woman 80, for a child 90, and for a baby 100 beats.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
There is fever and acceleration of pulse rate and respirations.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Suddenly he felt his own pulses beating at a rate to terrify.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
And I felt my pulse rate edging up.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
He'd been worrying about their pulse rating and couldn't sleep.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
What is the rate of the pulse?
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
After which he released her, and went downstairs with an air of elation, and his pulses beating at a great rate with pleasurable excitement.
"The Bigamist" by F.E. Mills Young
General opinion is that smoking lessens the pulse rate and slightly increases the blood pressure, and that it is a cause of arterio-sclerosis.
"Tobacco Leaves" by W. A. Brennan
Pulse pressure, pulse rate, and the relative velocity of the blood flow are increased immediately upon the ingestion of meals.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
Even in the species having the lowest pulse rates, the pulsations are not audible.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
My normal pulse rate is 72, full, round and regular.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
The pulse-rate of early infancy varies from 100 to 120, and is very easily hurried.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Cook's pulse a little time after was going at its usual rate of 90.
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion
These symptoms are high arterial tension and a rapid pulse-rate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
F. will send the pulse-rate up 30 beats.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
But it was some minutes, I can tell you, before my pulses calmed down to their ordinary rate of beating.
"Johnny Ludlow, Second Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood

In news:

Twenty minutes after you quit smoking, your blood pressure improves, your pulse rate drops, and the temperature of your hands and feet increases.
FDA Clears Masimo Pronto -7 for Noninvasive Total Hemoglobin Spot-Check With SpO2, Pulse Rate, Perfusion Index.
He was thinking of how to slow his pulse rate.
For those whose pulse races at the rate of ticker tape, Terry Mayer makes a flat heart pendant engraved with stock market figures on an 18-inch chain, for $100.
According to Unilux, LED strobe lights can be more effective than Xenon strobes in applications where high flash rates are needed or longer pulse durations are acceptable.
The Mortara T12S 12-lead ECG digital transmitter integrates pulse oximetry technology that provides continuous transmission of SpO2%, pulse rate and plethysmographic waveform to a receiving patient monitoring system.
Two hours later, though, he had three: his temperature had risen to 102, his pulse was 131 and his respiration rate was 22.
What's your career pulse rate.
According to Hallin, Chinook Pass had a high pulse rate and was in distress from heart malfunction.
The technology is similar to the type used on pregnant women to image growing fetuses, but it uses a different sound frequency and a different pulse rate, according to the BBC.

In science:

For a quantum dot on resonance with the cavity, the spontaneous emission rate is increased by a factor of five, while the probability to emit two or more photons in the same pulse is reduced to 2% compared to a Poisson-distributed source of the same intensity.
Enhanced single-photon emission from a quantum dot in a micropost microcavity
The microposts are excited from a steep angle by Ti:sapphire laser pulses, 3 ps in duration, with a 76 MHz repetition rate, and resonant with higher-level confined states of a QD.
Enhanced single-photon emission from a quantum dot in a micropost microcavity
Holthaus investigated the effect of pulse shaping to enhance the rate of tunneling .
Photon-assisted transport in semiconductor nanostructures
By measuring the arrival times of the light pulses at the PMTs, the origin of the neutrinos and their arrival rate can be determined.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
The requested intensity of the proton beam for the MTA is essentially full Linac capability , or 1.3 × 1013 protons per pulse at a 15 Hz repetition rate and an energy of 400 MeV.
Radiation shielding calculations for MuCool Test Area at Fermilab
The pulse profiles shown in Figure 14.10 are ranked in order of increasing spin-down rate (from top to bottom and left to right).
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
All panels display two pulse cycles and the vertical axes are count rates with arbitrary units.
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
The rate at which subpulses dr ift across the profile is not constant but rather depends on their pulse long itude.
Radio Pulsars
After pulse shape discrimination analysis, the background rate is as great as in HM experiment in the energy interval between 2.0 and 2.5 MeV, while the energy resolution is 4 keV.
Recent advances in neutrinoless double beta decay search
Our electronics are marginal at that rate, so we currently operate at 3.3 million pulses / second.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
Hence pulses arriving at rates greater than ∼1 kHz will pile-up on one another and the energy resolution of the detector will be degraded.
The Extreme Physics Explorer
These studies show that in the strong-pulse regime, emission and absorption rates are almost equal at short times (Kapitza-Dirac regime).
Sequential superradiant scattering from atomic Bose-Einstein condensates
Although the mass-loss rate of AGB stars may change with time due to thermal pulse, it changes on a very long timescale (e.g., 105 years, as suggested by Steffen & Sch ¨onberner 2000) that is much longer than the orbital period.
Envelope density pattern around wide binary AGB stars: a dynamical model
The 20 ns coincidence window is set properly to exclude spurious coincidences with PDC photons of the following pulse (we remind that the repetition rate of the laser is 70 MHz).
Experimental local realism tests without fair sampling assumption
The parameters for target design to be considered for a given power level are proton energy, pulse duration, and repetition rate.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study