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Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)

Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) is calculated as:

1/3 Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) + 2/3 Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP)

Goals: MAP > 65 for septic patients (surviving sepsis campaign)

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Mean Arterial Pressure


Lee, G. T., Hwang, S. Y., Jo, I. J., Kim, T. R., Yoon, H., Park, J. H., Cha, W. C., Sim, M. S., & Shin, T. G. (2019). Associations between mean arterial pressure and 28-day mortality according to the presence of hypertension or previous blood pressure level in critically ill sepsis patients. Journal of Thoracic Disease11(5), 1980–1988. https://doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2019.04.108

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