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Vital Signs

Physiologic measurements of a patient that indicate the status of the body’s life sustaining functions.

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Average Blood Pressure
Average Blood Pressure represents the average of two or more blood pressure readings in a specified time period or according to a specified algorithm or protocol. (Of note, average blood pressure is not the same as a mean arterial pressure.) The average blood pressure has a systolic and a diastolic component.

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