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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Practical Instructions About How to Measure Orthostatic Blood Pressure

This link provides succinct, practical advice about how to measure orthostatic blood pressure and how to interpret the results for orthostatic hypotension:


PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOW TO MEASURE ORTHOSTATIC BLOOD PRESSURE / ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION




The Emergency Nurses Association also has a good link because it provides background about possible causes of orthostatic hypotension:


EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION ABOUT HOW TO MEASURE ORTHOSTATIC BLOOD PRESSURE


That's the topic in a nutshell.


JC Leahy

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Difference Between Ounce and Troy Ounce

It should be noted that gold and silver prices quoted as “per ounce” are generally referring to troy ounces. There is a meaningful difference between the two and many sites, this one included, do not state that difference frequently enough. Here is the basic difference in a nutshell:
Ounce (oz)Troy Ounce (ozt)
28.3495231 Grams of Silver 31.1034768 Grams of Silver
437.5 Grains of Silver480.0 Grains of Silver


Click Here to Learn More About the Troy Ounce