Formative Practice 3.3 – Form 4 Science (KSSM) Chapter 3

Question 1:
What is the meaning of blood pressure?

Blood pressure is the pressure applied by the blood to the wall of blood vessels during blood circulation.

Question 2:
What is the instrument used to measure blood pressure?


Question 3:
State the steps of measuring blood pressure.

The patient needs to be relaxed and calm. He needs to seat upright. Put the patient’s arm on the table and put the sphygmomanometer cuff on the patient’s upper arm. Take the reading after hearing the ‘beep’ sound.

Question 4:
What are the effects of having high blood pressure?

It can cause serious illnesses especially stroke.

Question 5:
Give four early prevention steps to avoid high blood pressure.

• Eat a balanced diet
• Exercise regularly
• Always think positive
• Check blood pressure regularly and consistently
• Manage stress

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