Method Of Exam
Author: A. Chandrasekhar, MD
Consultant: H. Greisler, MD and F. Littooy, MD
Use the diaphragm to listen over the femoral artery.
If a buit is heard in the femoral artery, then listen above the inguinal ligament in an alttempt to determine whether the bruit is from the iliac or femoral.
A pulse is normally heard, but without sounds during systole.