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PSI of the Human

What is the psi of the human body?
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I do not understand your question -- pounds per square inch?  This is not a question I have every encountered in medicine.

sorry, can't help you with this one.
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Yes I mean pounds per square inch.  I work in construction and on cars.  In these fields we use psi to see how much pressure the line, "the veins" in this case.  I am curious just as a reference.    

Any help or direction would be great.

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One "atmosphere" of pressure is commonly taken to be 14.7 psi (pounds per square inch), equivalent to 760 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). So if you take a blood pressure reading of, say, 120/80 (which is mm Hg), then this would be about 2.32/1.55 psi. I guess this is what you mean, and think the answer is ok.
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I agree with Red rush If there was an award for the dumbest question ever asked on this forum [and I've visited it a good while} you would win it hands down.
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I do agree with the last two comments! It takes forever sometimes to be able to get a post on. I cant believe you would waste a question when other people with real problems want to try and post.
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Where else would you ask this question?  I tried NASA, I sent many many emails.
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