Pulse Pressure: How Valuable as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool?

SEE PAGE 392 C ross-sectional and longitudinal studies of age-related increases in blood pressure (BP) have shown that mean diastolic blood pressure (DBP) levels off by approximately age 50 years and begins to decrease by age 60 years, whereas systolic blood pressure (SBP) continues to increase; this results in a slow widening of pulse pressure (PP) between… CONTINUE READING