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IS blood pressure 280 over 160 in high risk ?

is 280 BP possible???means is life possible at this too much reading????????
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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it is possible to have 280 BP
it is hypertensive emergency and pt must be admit in ICU
it may be due to false reading but it is rare if done by doctor.
dont think it is wrong rush to ER
i hope i have answered your question
Answered: Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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