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On the Pressures of Measuring Blood Pressure and All That Jazz

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Hi! Here’s a quick question. This exercise requires you to say the first thing that comes to your mind. Answer in a jiffy if you want to be honest with yourself! :

Q. What’s the value for normal blood pressure in an adult?

What? 120/80 mm Hg? Congratulations, you’re so wrong! Wait a minute, hold your horses! Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Firas MR

July 13, 2007 at 12:24 pm

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