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Blood pressure measurement by automated devices - background information. EHES Training Material. Hypertension as a cardiovascular risk factor. What is blood pressure?. Systolic blood pressure (higher value) represents the pressure while the heart contracts to pump blood to the body

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Blood pressure measurement by automated devices- background information

EHES Training Material


Hypertension as a cardiovascular risk factor


What is blood pressure?

  • Systolic blood pressure (higher value) represents the pressure while the heart contracts to pump blood to the body

  • Diastolic blood pressure (lower value) represents the pressure when the heart relaxes between beats


Risk factors of elevated blood pressure

  • Salt intake

  • Obesity

  • Alcohol use

  • Sedentary lifestyle

  • Smoking

  • Fat contents of the food


Factors affecting blood pressure levels

  • Measurement environment

    • Noise, temperature

  • Factors related to the participant

  • Factors related to the measurer

  • Measurement device

    • Cuff size


Factors related to the participant

  • Emotions – white coat hypertension

  • Exercise

  • Eating before measurement

  • Smoking

  • Use of caffeine containing drinks

  • Alcohol use

  • Full bladder

  • Pain

  • Daily variation

  • Medication


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Acknowledgements

  • Slides

    • Hanna Tolonen


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