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    Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording Conditions

    Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording, Blood pressure recording outside of the doctor's surgery is recommended in most people who are suspected of having high blood...

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Conditions

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), A one-off blood pressure reading that is high does not mean that you have high blood pressure. Your blood pressure vari...

    Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Professional

    Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is a non-invasive method of obtaining blood pressure readings over a 24-h...

    Diabetes and High Blood Pressure Conditions

    Diabetes and High Blood Pressure, That is, your blood pressure is sustained at a level higher than it should be and is not just a one-off high reading when you happen to be ...

    High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Conditions

    High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, What is high blood pressure? If you have high blood pressure (hypertension), the pressure of the ...

    Medicine for High Blood Pressure Conditions

    Medicine for High Blood Pressure, If you stop medication, you should have regular blood pressure checks. In some cases the blood pressure remains ...

    Living with High Blood Pressure Conditions

    Living with High Blood Pressure, Losing excess weight can make a big difference to your blood pressure. Blood pressure falls as each excess kilog...

    Pressure Ulcers Conditions

    Pressure Ulcers, These include changing your position as much as possible and also using pressure-relieving devices. What is a pressure ulcer? A pressure ulcer...

    The Heart and Blood Vessels Conditions

    The Heart and Blood Vessels, Dilation of blood vessels causes a decrease in blood pressure. However, blood vessels don't just control blood pressure by...

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis) Conditions

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis), In cirrhosis, scarred liver tissue blocks blood flow through the liver. This causes an increase in pressure in the vein that takes blood...

    Venous Leg Ulcers Conditions

    The ankle blood pressure reading is divided by the arm blood pressure reading to give a blood pressure ratio called the Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI).

    Arterial Blood Gases Conditions

    Arterial Blood Gases, After the sample is taken, firm pressure is applied to the site for a minimum of two minutes (longer if the patient is on any blood-thinning medication).  ...

    Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool) Conditions

    Rectal Bleeding (Blood in Stool), It may not be mixed in with faeces but instead you may notice blood after passing faeces, or streaks of blood covering faeces. For example,...

    Blood Conditions

    Blood, This article gives a brief overview of blood, blood cells and how they work. What is blood? Blood is made up of liquid (plasma) and various di...

    Pressure Ulcers Professional

    Pressure Ulcers, Avoid positioning individuals directly on pressure ulcers or bony prominences. Pressure relief [ 6 ] Pressure-relieving equipment - eg, alternat...

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) Conditions

    They may also take a blood pressure reading. They may ask you to have a blood test to check your cholesterol level. If they think angina is likely, they may prescribe you a glyce...

    Bupropion (Zyban) Conditions

    You should have a baseline blood pressure reading done before you start treatment and it should be monitored from time to time.

    Blood Transfusion Reactions Professional

    Blood Transfusion Reactions, If the patient is dyspnoeic, obtain blood gases, CXR and central venous pressure (CVP) reading. Where TRALI is suspected, send anti-leukocyte an...

    Lymphoedema and Lipoedema Conditions

    If it's one arm, avoiding tight jewellery, blood pressure readings or injections on that side are all important. As a general rule, tips to avoid infection if you have lymphoedema incl...

    Blood Cultures Professional

    Blood Cultures, One example is to take blood from one antecubital fossa, 30 minutes later from the opposite antecubital fossa and the last one from a third site 30 minutes later. ...

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