Descriptor in English: Blood Pressure
Descriptor in Spanish: Presión Sanguínea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pressão Sanguínea
Descriptor in French: Pression sanguine
Entry term(s): Diastolic Pressure
Pressure, Blood
Pressure, Diastolic
Pressure, Pulse
Pressure, Systolic
Pressures, Systolic
Pulse Pressure
Systolic Pressure
Tree number(s): E01.370.600.875.249
Scope note: PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
Annotation: general; note specifics; pressure within a specific vessel: coordinate vessel / physiol (IM) + BLOOD PRESSURE (NIM); do not add SYSTOLE; DIASTOLE; or PULSE unless particularly discussed; with diseases coordinate IM with disease / physiopathol (IM), not / blood (IM); differentiate from HYPERTENSION & HYPOTENSION
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Hypertension MeSH
Hypotension MeSH
DeCS UI: 1821
Descriptor UI: D001794
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Blood Pressure - Preferred
Concept UI M0002706
Scope note PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
Preferred term Blood Pressure
Entry term(s) Pressure, Blood
Diastolic Pressure - Narrower
Concept UI M0365971
Preferred term Diastolic Pressure
Entry term(s) Pressure, Diastolic
Pulse Pressure - Narrower
Concept UI M0365970
Scope note Difference between systolic and diastolic pressures.
Preferred term Pulse Pressure
Entry term(s) Pressure, Pulse
Systolic Pressure - Narrower
Concept UI M0365972
Preferred term Systolic Pressure
Entry term(s) Pressure, Systolic
Pressures, Systolic

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