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please correct it in medical english.
B.P. 140/90 mm Hg or mmHg or Hgmm or Hg mm - which one is correct?
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AnonymousB.P. 140/90 mm Hg or mmHg or Hgmm or Hg mm - which one is correct?BP 140/90 mmHg - This is mostly used in medical documents.
BP 140/90 mm Hg - It is also acceptable, but not in use.
I am not a doctor, but I believe mm Hg represents the number of millimetres on a mercuy barometer (where Hg is the Periodic Table symbol for mercury)
So I would say mm Hg is very clear
Anonymous:Thanks sirs. can someone give me one option which is correct. i can not take two answers. is two answers possible for one question? i want standard answer. please help. thanks
I googled this for you and found the reference below
Unfortunately, in the graph they use mm Hg, but in the text they use mmHg
So I'm afraid I do not know the answer!
Best wishes for your studies however, Dave
Anonymousi want standard answerFollowing is the standard answer:
BP 140/90 mmHg
Blood Pressure 140/90 mmHg
Anonymous:This is nice sir. thanks for confirming answer. this is what i want. thanks to all.
Anonymous:The American Medical Association (AMA) style includes a space; mm Hg. Any document utilizing AMA style would use mm Hg.
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