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Increase the pressure rapidly to 30 mm Hg above the level at which the radial pulse is extinguished (to exclude the possibility of a systolic auscultatory gap).
The guidelines also advise clinicians to estimate palpated systolic pressure to detect the auscultatory gap characteristic of hypertension.
The guidelines also advise clinicians to estimate palpated systolic pressure in the interest of detecting the auscultatory gap characteristic of hypertension.