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blood pressure n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211777
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726774
blood pressure n.

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the pressure of blood against the walls of the main arteries. Pressure is highest during systole, when the ventricles are

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Subjects: Nursing Studies

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