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Table 2 Blood pressure on admission and after treatment with sublingual nitroglycerin

From: Sublingual nitroglycerin for early blood pressure control in hypertensive emergencies: observations from an emergency department clinical audit in Sri Lanka

  On admission 5 min after spray 10 min after spray
Mean Reduction from baseline (%) Mean Reduction from baseline (%)
Systolic BP 217.0 (14.7) 197.8 (13.3) 8.7 188.5 (9.6) 13.1
Diastolic BP 136.2 (9.6) 115.5 (12.6) 15.1 110.3 (9.9) 19.0
Mean BP 163.2 (8.1) 143.0 (9.9) 12.3 136.4 (7.8) 16.3
  1. Blood pressure values are mean (SD). BP blood pressure