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Brief, but compelling, the piece began with all strings playing in their lower range, with whirling melodic lines, repetitive rhythms and no regular pulse, giving a feeling of weightlessness and emptiness.
If not, taking a regular pulse can be a good indication.
On admission, she had dyspnea (class IV according to the New York Heart Association) and respiratory rate of 28 breaths/min, regular pulse rate of 110 beats/min.
have blood pressure systolic between 100 and 160, diastolic 60 to 100 torr (a measurement of blood pressure) -have a regular pulse between 60 and 100 and oral temperature less than or equal to 37.
THEY find it necessary to conduct regular pulse surveys which, of late, have further boosted people's trust and approval for President Aquino.
One way of thinking about music is as a succession of sound patterns--pitches of varying lengths, played in varying combinations, at varying dynamics, and to a regular pulse.
Medium volume, a non-syncopated and regular pulse (on the beat) in 4/4 seemed to be the most common structures (factors) in both sedative and stimulatory music, but the tempo was mainly slower in sedative music.