ComparloCategory: GeneralWhat is the difference between High Blood Pressure and Low Blood Pressure?
Ayat, Sr.Business intelligence & Data warehouse Engineer asked 1 year ago

{“lhsI”:”High Blood Pressure “,”rhsI”:”Low Blood Pressure”}

1 Answers
Noha Osman, Assist. Prof. of Radiology answered 1 year ago

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