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Intro to Healthcare Measuring Blood Pressure 1-) Blood pressure is the force exerted against the arterial walls when the heart contracts or relaxes. 2-) The difference between systolic and diastolic pressure is the arterials during contraction and relaxation. Systolic represents the highest point of blood pressure and diastolic is the lower number between heart beats. 3-) The steps in how a caregiver should take a patient’s blood pressure is:
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