38477[FH] Re: resting heart rate
- Jan 2, 2010I bought an inexpensive stethoscope at a nursing uniform supply company.
They are also available online or at medical school bookstores.
I counted for 15-30 seconds and multiplied by 4 or 2
depending on how tolerant the cat was. 140-160 is pretty easy to count.
Over 200 was much harder to count and I left it at over 200.
I liked listening to the heart because I could note changes in the
heart rhythm. I noticed an extra sound at one point. I didn't know
what it was, but noted the change for the vet/cardiologist.
--- In email@example.com, "Westgold" <westgold@...> wrote:
> I'd love to check Tigger --- how do you measure it if it's so fast??
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