1432cv14 - pressure between contractions – normal range...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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 -
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online