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Systolic pressure

systolic pressure

(Science: cardiology, physiology) The pressure exerted on the walls of the arteries during the contraction phase of the heart. Considered abnormally elevated if consistently over 150 mmHg. Systolic blood pressure varies with age, sex, size and relative condition.


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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
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by teju85
Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:00 pm
 
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Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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Re: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

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

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

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by Darby
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:34 pm
 
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Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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