Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 5 - Assess - Page 112: 12


B. Hypertension.

Work Step by Step

Hypertension is present any time when systolic blood pressure is 140 or higher, or when diastolic blood pressure is 90 or greater. A blood pressure reading of 145/90 fits the characteristics of hypertension.
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