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Which technique will the nurse use to assess the point of maximal impulse (PMI)?

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Answered Sep 03, 2018

With the client in the supine position, inspect the chest for prominent precordial pulsations.

Examination of the precordium consists of evaluating the PMI. The PMI is located at the left fifth intercostal space in the midclavicular line.
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