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Unformatted text preview: Normal DP is about _____ mmHg. 8. Pulse pressure (PP) is the difference between ____________ pressure and _____________ pressure. Write the equation for pulse pressure: PP = ____________ 9. Mean arterial pressure (MAP) is the calculated average pressure in the arteries. It is closer to the diastolic pressure because the heart spends more time in ____________. Write the equation for mean arterial pressure: MAP = _____________ 10. When taking blood pressure, inflate the cuff so that blood flow is __________ in the blood vessel. Open the valve slowly, releasing the pressure. The first sound you hear through the stethoscope is recorded as the ________ pressure. The sounds you hear are due to the ______________________ of the blood. When you don’t hear any sounds, this is recorded as the ________ pressure. For questions 11 and 12, calculate PP and MAP, given SP = 130 mmHg and DP = 70 mmHg (see Quiz section for an example). 11. PP = ___________ 12. MAP = ___________...
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- Spring '08