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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), Clinic/GP surgery blood pressure readings These are readings taken by a doctor or nurse in a clinic or a GP surgery, using a standard blood...

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    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 ...

    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...

    Pressure Ulcers Professional

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

    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...

    Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) 2015-2016 Professional

    Percentage of patients with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mm Hg or less (thresholds 53-93%).

    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).

    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...

    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).  ...

    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. ...

    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.

    Jugular Venous Pressure Professional

    Jugular Venous Pressure, Description Jugular venous pressure (JVP) provides an indirect measure of central venous pressure. The internal jugular vein connects to the ...

    Raised Intracranial Pressure Professional

    Raised Intracranial Pressure, Late signs include motor changes (hemiparesis), raised blood pressure, widened pulse pressure and slow irregular pulse. Acute situa...

    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Professional

    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, The three patients identified in the original series had dilation of the cerebral ventricles without an increase in CSF pressure on lumbar puncture. ...

    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...

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