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Blood pressure measurement - Part 3: lying and standing blood pressure

VOL: 103, ISSUE: 20, PAGE NO: 24Phil Jevon, PGCE, BSc, RN, is resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead, Manor Hospital, Walsall, and honorary clinical lecturer, University of Birmingham Medical SchoolJohn Holmes, MA, Cert Ed, DPNS, RMN, RN, is senior lecturer, pre-registration adult nursing, University of WolverhamptonIn healthy patients there is normally little difference between lying and standing blood pressure. However, a signi…

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