Definition of abp
Medical Definition of ABP
1ambulatory blood pressure ◆Ambulatory blood pressure is obtained by monitoring a patient during the course of normal daily activities. <It can be argued that the patient does not need both an office visit and ABP monitoring.—Steven A. Yarows, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 21 Jan. 1998>
2arterial blood pressure ◆The arterial blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood upon the walls of the arteries. <Arterial blood pressure (ABP) is a basic hemodynamic index often utilized to guide therapeutic interventions, especially in critically ill patients.—Beate H. McGhee and Elizabeth J. Bridges, Critical Care Nurse, April 2002>
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