Clinical assessment of blood pressure.

  title={Clinical assessment of blood pressure.},
  author={D W Mckay and Norman R C Campbell and L S Parab and Arun Chockalingam and Jiri George Fodor},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  volume={4 6},
This study was performed to determine the blood pressure measuring techniques and accuracy of sphygmomanometers used by physicians in ambulatory care clinics on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. Of the 114 participating physicians, no physician completely followed all the recommended BP measuring techniques of the American Heart Association. Almost all physicians supported the patient's arm at heart level to measure BP. Fewer physicians used the following recommended techniques; palpation… CONTINUE READING

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