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Gauge pressure

Gauge pressure

pressure measured relative to ambient atmospheric pressure; at sea level, it is 1 atm less than the pressure in the atmosphere.

Compare: absolute pressure.


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How would you know? A blood pressure reading is just a reading of high pressure and low - it's assumed the high is systolic...watching the gauge, the high pressure matches the pulse, but that would happen if some weird reverse was true also. ...

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by teju85
Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:00 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?

How would you know? A blood pressure reading is just a reading of high pressure and low - it's assumed the high is systolic...watching the gauge, the high pressure matches the pulse, but that would happen if some weird reverse was true also. ...

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by Darby
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
Replies: 5
Views: 4872


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