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Blood Pressure Extracted from Survival Guide to Midwifery, 2nd Edition (2012) Diane M. Fraser and Margaret A. Cooper, Oxford; Churchill Livingstone: 2012. Courtesy Elsevier Blood pressure (BP) is taken to ascertain normality and provide a baseline reading for comparison throughout pregnancy. Systolic BP may be falsely elevated if the woman is nervous or anxious; a full […]

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