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Glossary for Small cuff syndrome

  • Blood pressure conditions: Medical disorders of the blood pressure, including high and low blood pressure.
  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Nonhypertension syndrome: Small cuff syndrome refers to wrong blood pressure readings that can result when a blood-pressure cuff that is too small is used to measure blood pressure. Blood pressure readings tend to be higher than the actual blood pressure which can lead to unnecessary or overly aggressive use of medications.


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