Blood pressure is the "pressure of the blood on the arteries and other blood vessels."
Abnormalities of blood pressure include hypertension and systolic hypertension.
Blood pressure determination
A systematic review by the Rational Clinical Examination has reviewed the research on measuring the blood pressure.
- ↑ Anonymous (2015), Blood pressure (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
- ↑ Reeves RA (1995). "The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have hypertension? How to measure blood pressure". JAMA 273 (15): 1211–8. PMID 7707630. [e]