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Category: Accuracy of Blood Pressure Readings

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This resource answers the questions, “What is an ambulatory blood pressure monitor?” and “What happens when I wear the monitor?”.

Created: 05-25-2016
Size: 36.38 KB
 
This resource answers the questions, “What is an ambulatory blood pressure monitor?” and “What happens when I wear the monitor?”.

Created: 05-25-2016
Size: 36.43 KB
 
This resources answers some common questions about the ambulatory blood pressure monitoring process. Patients will learn what to expect and directions to follow for an accurate reading.

Created: 05-25-2016
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This document shares recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to accurately diagnose hypertension.

Created: 05-25-2016
Size: 497.93 KB
 
A useful video of correct manual BP measurement technique from the New England Journal of Medicine 2009; 360: January 29 issue, “Videos in Clinical Medicine.”

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 77 B
 
Four minute training video that shows errors and correct techniques for measuring blood pressure, includes “Pressure” acronym to help remember proper technique.

Created: 03-26-2015
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Document detailing proper procedure for taking a serial automated blood pressure in the office setting.

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 599.21 KB
 
List of various blood pressure readings and when a patient should be diagnosed with prehypertension, stage 1 hypertension or stage 2 hypertension.

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 491.35 KB
 
This document provides recommended technique for measuring blood pressure in an office. It includes best practices for patient preparation, patient position, equipment, cuff size, measurement, number of measurements and special circumstances.

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 986.38 KB
 
This document gives advice on how to purchase automated validated blood pressure equipment for a health care facility; examples are provided.

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 138.72 KB
 
This document outlines common blood pressure technique errors and the corresponding measurable errors. Accuracy in blood pressure measurement is key.

Created: 03-26-2015
Size: 495.91 KB
 
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