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14 Blood Pressure • Pressure exerted on the walls of the arteries by blood • Systolic Blood Pressure - pressure on walls when the left ventricle contracts and pushes bolus of blood through arteries – normal range 100-140 mmHg • Diastolic Blood Pressure -
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Unformatted text preview: pressure between contractions – normal range - 60 - 90 mmHg • Pulse Pressure -systolic pressure minus diastolic pressure • Hypertension - high blood pressure – heart works harder – greater risk of arterial damage...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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