Frequently asked questions on important topics / Do you have any guidelines on the correct way to measure blood pressure?

Frequently asked questions on important topics / Zumba Fitness at Hughes Road with Frequently asked questions on important topics / Zumba Fitness Instructor ZIN Swetha Jairam
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat
August 19, 2017
Zumba Fitness at Lower Parel
Research Expert Panel Member ZIN Swetha Jairam
 
 

The patient should be seated for at least 5 minutes, relaxed and not moving or speaking
• The arm must be supported at the level of the heart. Ensure no tight clothing constricts the arm
• Place the cuff on neatly with the centre of the bladder over the brachial artery. The bladder should encircle at least 80% of the arm (but not more than 100%
• Some monitors allow manual blood pressure setting selection where you choose the appropriate setting. Other monitors will automatically inflate and re-inflate to the next setting if required.
• Repeat three times and record measurement as displayed. Initially test blood pressure in both arms and use arm with highest reading for subsequent measurement.

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