Watch this short film clip 3.2 and see how to measure radial pulse and respiration correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself. You can watch the clip and practice as many times as you like.
Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a pdf, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/yxSoB3BiDLo?rel=0
Film clip 3.2: Pulse and respiration measurement