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Premedication

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During blood pressure monitoring deflation rate of cuff should be:



A 1-2 mmHg/sec

B 2-3 mmHg/sec

C 3-5 mmHg/sec

D 5-8 mmHg/sec

Ans. C

3-5 mmHg/sec

During blood pressure monitoring there are two common sources of error:

1. Inappropriate cuff size.

2. Rapid deflation.

So cuff size should cover two third of length of arm and rate of deflation should be 3-5 mmHg/sec.

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