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Diastolic pressure

Diastolic pressure

The intracardiac pressure during or resulting from diastolic relaxation of a cardiac chamber; the lowest arterial blood pressure reached during any given ventricular cycle.


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Re: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

... have a heart on the right side, instead of left - but systolic blood pressure being lower than diastolic blood pressure just doesn't make sense. Systolic blood pressure - When the heart ...

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by teju85
Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

It is possible, kinda. Remember that systolic pressure is the pressure measured during ventricular contraction pushing blood out into the system. Diastolic pressure is the pressure when the ventricle is not pushing. Now, if you have a region ...

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by daniel.kurz
Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

... a course to be a nursing assistant. We've been learning to take blood pressure, and what it means. Systolic is the higher number; pressure when the heart beats. Diastolic is the lower pressure, when the heart rests between beats. Our lecturer said ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:04 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain

... in the ventricles during isovolumic ventricular contraction if the End Diastolic Volume B. The amount of the blood in the ventricles during isovolumic ... is the volume of the blood that is pumped against an afterload pressure in the aorta C. The volume of the blood in the ventricles during ...

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by mslazy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain
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Cardiovascular disease, plz helppppp

1: why can elevated blood pressure increase the risk of cardiovascular disease? I have done some reasearch and ... artery when the pressure of the blood pressure monitor decreases to determine the diastolic blood pressure? I think that the brachial artery closess but why is this if ...

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by zabida
Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:42 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease, plz helppppp
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