BP Range

  1. normal bp in adult
    120/70
  2. prehypertension
    120-139/80-89
  3. hypertension
    • stage 1: 140-159/90-99
    • stage 2: increase above 160/ increase 100
  4. hypertension
    an elevated bp
  5. hypotension
    a low bp
  6. Orthostatic Hypotension
    a drop of bp when you change positions.
  7. What is blood pressure?
    the force of moving blood against the arterial walls.
  8. systolic
    the highest blood pressure
  9. diastolic
    the lowest blood pressure
  10. what is pulse pressure?
    the difference b/w the systolic and the diastolic
  11. What are Korotkoff Sounds?
    sounds are only heard when using a stethscope to listen to BP
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ccolon3
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BP Range
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bp range and terms
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