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Blood pressure

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term327210
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe pressure exerted by blood against the walls of the blood vessels - i.e. arteries, capillaries or veins.

Source and reference attributes

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Cardiovascular Data Working Group

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2001.

Heart, stroke and vascular diseases-Australian facts 2001. Canberra: AIHW.

National Heart Foundation of Australia.

National Stroke Foundation of Australia.

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Supersedes Blood pressure - concept, version 1, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005 .pdf (12.3 KB)

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