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the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels

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Parsippany, NJ, USA) for the measurement of mean arterial blood pressure (MAP).
VL = volume loading, MABP = mean arterial blood pressure, HR = heart rate, Ppeak = airway peak pressure, Pplat = airway plateau pressure, Cstat = total static compliance of the respiratory system, ETC[.
Elevated arterial blood pressure accelerates arterial smooth muscle hyperplasia and hypertrophy as well as collagen synthesis, thereby increasing arterial stiffness (Matsui et al.
Indirect measurement of instantaneous arterial blood pressure in the human finger by the vascular unloading technique.
The main objective of the study was to assess the stress effects on the arterial blood pressure of members of the air traffic control staff.
The most frequently monitored parameters include arterial blood pressure, central venous pressure (CVP), heart rate, oxygen saturation and urine output.
In a German study of 60 patients with moderate to severe OSA, those given "therapeutic" levels of CPAP for an average of 9 weeks had a 95% reduction in apneas and hypopneas and a decrease in mean arterial blood pressure of 9.
However, with invasive arterial blood pressure (BP) monitoring, it is easily observed in the intensive care unit.
We recorded the following covariables: patient's age, gender, ASA physical status, type of hernia, type and time of surgery, mean arterial blood pressure and pulse rate before and after the anesthetic techniques, the time of first oral intake after surgery (the time until oral intake in the surgical ward), the time-to-home readiness (meeting the criteria for discharge home from the day surgery unit), and the first rescue analgesic time (the time until administration of the first supplemental analgesia in the surgical ward).
Systolic pressure, a measurement of the contraction of the chambers of the heart, indicates the highest arterial blood pressure reached during a heartbeat.
Peak arterial blood pressure responses to apnea also dropped markedly (Sleep 2005;28:737-41).
Contraindications for Novalung include cardiogenic shock, a mean arterial blood pressure of less than 60 mm Hg, and severe atherosclerosis in the femoral artery.
hypertension--abnormally high arterial blood pressure.