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Ratio of Pulse Pressure to Systolic Blood Pressure (Proportional Pulse)

Purpose:

To calculate the ratio of the pulse pressure to systolic blood pressure as a measure of a patient's cardiac index.

Specialty:

Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Pulmonology

Objective:

other testing, criteria for diagnosis, complications, selection, complication detection

ICD-10:

I05-I09, I20-I25, I30-I52

Description:

The ratio of the pulse pressure to the systolic blood pressure (known as the proportional pulse pressure) can give an indication of the cardiac index.

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