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This learning resource in the PubMed Health A.D.A.M. medication encyclopedia is about hypertension (high blood pressure). Blood pressure is the measurement of the force against the walls of the human arteries as blood is pumped by the heart through these arteries in to the whole body. Another name for high blood pressure is hypertension. High blood pressure is measured using the cuff and the stethoscope. The right blood preesure cuff must be...

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Frida Elangwe-Ituka
8 years ago
A.D.A.M Medical Encyclpedia is a very good resource for nurses. It is available for iPod and iPhone download, as quick reference for nurses to look up different diseases, with common symptoms and nursing interventions.