Keeping Track of Blood Pressure Readings

Blood pressure readings consist of two numbers, often written as a ratio (for example 120/80). The first number is the systolic blood pressure, and the second number is the diastolic blood pressure. The pulse rate is almost always noted at the same time.

The main journal description. There is a reminder to “Sit and relax first”, and three attributes for the systolic, diastolic, and pulse readings:

The “Systolic” attribute is described as an Amount, with a unit of “mmHg”:

The “Diastolic” attribute is described as an Amount, with a unit of “mmHg”:

The “Pulse” attribute is described as an Amount, with a unit of “bpm” (for beats-per-minute):

The resulting Event Entry screen:

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