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Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners - Application Process for Medical Certification

Exam Techniques and Criteria for Qualification
Item 56. Pulse

  1. The medical standards do not specify pulse rates that, per se, are disqualifying for medical certification. These tests are used, however, to determine the status and responsiveness of the cardiovascular system. Abnormal pulse rates may be reason to conduct additional cardiovascular system evaluations.
  2. Examination Techniques
  3. Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Last updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2012