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# Pascal's Principle and Blood Pressure Measuring

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When a person's blood pressure is taken, it is measured on the arm, at approximately the same level as the heart. How would the results differ if the measurement were to be made on the patient's leg?

Would the pressure be greater, according to the P2 = P2 + pgh equation?

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