By Peter F. Semple
This useful sized pocket reference is designed to supply knowledgeable yet concise assessment of the main parts of high blood pressure that may be of curiosity and relevance to clinicians. hugely illustrated in complete colour, with lucid textual content and tough self-assessment questions, the e-book could be of curiosity to citizens and different physicians nervous to replace their wisdom during this box.
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At the initial visit, blood pressure values should be obtained from both arms to identify patients in whom atherosclerotic plaques in subclavian arteries result in substantial between-arm discrepancies. Under such circumstances, the highest reading should be selected. The use of a conventional sphygmomanometer with an appropriate bladder size has been considered the gold standard for clinical measurements of blood pressure. However, because the use of mercury has now been banned in some countries, non-mercury sphygmomanometers are being used more frequently.
An Illustrated Pocketbook of Hypertension by Peter F. Semple