Blood pressure

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Blood pressure is the "pressure of the blood on the arteries and other blood vessels."[1]

Abnormalities of blood pressure include hypertension and systolic hypertension.

Blood pressure determination

For more information, see: Blood pressure determination.

A systematic review by the Rational Clinical Examination has reviewed the research on measuring the blood pressure.[2]


  1. Anonymous (2015), Blood pressure (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. 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]