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Measurement of blood pressure [tutorial].
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PMID:  21550872     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Blood pressure is the last of the four physiologic variables known as clinical vital signs that we will consider in this tutorial series. In essence, pressure and heart rate are the two vital signs that evaluate the cardiovascular system. Although pressure is important throughout the cardiovascular system, the vital sign of blood pressure refers to the arterial blood pressure, and this is a time-varying quantity because of the cyclic pumping nature of the heart.
Michael Neuman
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  IEEE pulse     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2154-2287     ISO Abbreviation:  IEEE Pulse     Publication Date:    2011 Mar-Apr
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Created Date:  2011-05-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101541727     Medline TA:  IEEE Pulse     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
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