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Lab 48

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The maximum pressure achieved during ventricular contraction is called ___ pressure.
systolic
The lowest pressure that remains in the arterial system during ventricular relaxation is called ____ pressure
distolic
The pulse rate is equal to
heart rate
A pulse that feels full is not easily compressed is produced by an elevated
blood pressure
The instrument commonly used to measure system arterial blood pressure is called a
sphygmomanometer
Blood pressure is expressed in unit of
mm of mercury
The upper number of the fraction used to record blood pressure indicates the ___ pressure.
systolic
The ____ artery in the arm is the standard systemic artery in which blood pressure is measure.
brachial