mm Hg

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Hg - a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmospheremm Hg - a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
pressure unit - a unit measuring force per unit area
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guidelines for managing hypertension in adult patients with coronary artery disease in 8 years reset the target blood pressure for most of these patients to less than 140/90 mm Hg, and highlighted beta-blockers, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers, and thiazide diuretics as the mainstays of drug treatment for these patients.
BE[micro]hm during an oral session at ESC 2013 in Amsterdam on Tuesday, September 2, 2013 reported patients with systolic blood pressure of >=180 mm Hg at baseline (n=51) had an average in-office blood pressure reduction of -29/-17 mm Hg from baseline at six months p=150 mm Hg in patients with diabetes) had an average in-office blood pressure reduction of -19/-8 mm Hg from baseline at six months (n=313) p
5 mm Hg lower than the initial reading, and diastolic pressure readings were an average of 1 mm Hg higher.
A difference of 15 mm Hg or more in systolic blood pressure between a patient's arms may signal the presence of asymptomatic peripheral vascular disease, according to a meta-analysis.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a chronic medical condition in which blood pressure is elevated to levels of 140 mm Hg or greater systolic or 90 mm Hg or greater diastolic.
To begin, the partial pressure of inspired oxygen (PIO2) in dry air at one atmosphere (760 mm Hg) is 160 mm Hg.
Normal: 119 mm Hg systolic or below and/or 79 mm Hg diastolic or below
Individuals with a systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 120-139 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of 80-89 mm Hg require health promoting lifestyle modifications to prevent cardiovascular disease.
In the study, data from nearly 9,000 Americans show that having a systolic blood pressure (the top number) of 130 to 139 mm Hg or a diastolic pressure (the lower number) of 85 to 89 mm Hg increased cardiovascular risk by 42 percent compared with those normal blood pressure levels.
On ICU admission, he had the following values: respiratory rate 30/min, temperature 39[degrees]C, pulse rate 140/min, blood pressure 140/90 mm Hg, Glasgow coma score 15, leukocyte count 13.
0 g/kg intravenous (IV) bolus until intracranial pressure (ICP) <20 mm Hg or serum osmolality reaches 320 mOsm/L.
Using a difference of 5 mm Hg as a significant difference between the PVP and CVP readings and an anticipated standard deviation of 5 mm Hg, power analysis determined the requirement of a cohort of 28 patients, assuming an [alpha] value of 0.