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BP by AUSCULTATION-locate brachial pulse point -place stethoscope on pp, knobs of stethoscope facing your nose -close valve and inflate to 160mmHg -slowly release and listen for first korotkoff sound (listen for turbulent flow) -continue releasing pressure until sound fades -- this is DIASTOLIC BP 4 trials: 3 at rest, 1 post exercise take subjects pulse after each auscultation BP trial using RADIAL pulse for heart raterecord BP using odd or even #'s?EVENsystemic circulation pressurespressure waves created by ventricular contraction travel into the blood vessels pressure in the arterial side of the circulation cycles but the pressure waves diminish in amplitude with distance and disappear at the capillariesWhy is mean arterial pressure not equal to (systolic pressure - diastolic pressure)/2?its not a true average of DP AND SP: -- heart spends more time in diastole than systole, therefore MAP is slightly lower than a true averagematerials for labuse: sphygmamanometer (inflatable cuff) and stethoscope