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Victoria buckling under testing pressure

Nurses and doctors are being called on to cut their holidays short and help staff Victoria’s coronavirus testing clinics after centres were inundated with people wanting to be tested. The state has 190 testing clinics in operation, however the thousands of Victorians returning from holidays in NSW has triggered huge queues across Melbourne. A recent… Read More »

How often can u take blood pressure

Text version of infographic. If you have questions or comments about this story, please email editor heart. Not everyone can track blood pressure at home. Before buying a blood pressure monitor, check with your doctor to be sure the monitor has been validated — meaning its readings are accurate and repeatable. Read here about why… Read More »

Where is blood pressure zero

The other possible cause for extremely low diastolic blood pressure is very stiff arteries. Hidden Imputations and the Kaplan-Meier Estimator. Two circumstances typically can result in extremely low diastolic blood pressure. The condition may be associated with severe hypotension, or it could be caused by profoundly stiff arteries that occur due to aging, diabetes or… Read More »