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LOINC concepts for Mean Systolic BP and Mean Diastolic BP for special contexts (during anesthesia, sitting, standing, lying)


We are looking for discrete LOINC codes for the systolic and diastolic parts of Mean Blood Pressure in the following special contexts: During anesthesia, while sitting, while standing, and while lying.

Are we just not finding them in our search, or do they not exist?

An insight greatly appreciated!

Hello @Piper-Ranallo. Thank you for your question. There is no mean systolic or mean diastolic pressure, only mean pressure. It is one, calculated by the formula: MBP = diastolic blood pressure (DBP) + 1/3 [systolic blood pressure (SBP) – DBP].
You can use the concepts for systolic/diastolic blood pressure in any body position.