Blood pressure 2: procedures for measuring blood pressure

Blood pressure is measured for a wide range of diagnostic and monitoring purposes. Accurate results are essential to ensure patients receive the correct treatment and care in a timely manner. This article, part 2 in a two-part series, explains the different procedures for non-invasive measurement; part 1 discussed key principles and measuring equipment.

Blood pressure 2: procedures for measuring blood pressure

Citation: Jevon P (2020) Blood pressure 2: procedures for measuring blood pressure. Nursing Times [online]; 116: 8, 26-28

Author: Phil Jevon is academy tutor, Manor Hospital, Walsall, and honorary clinical lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Birmingham.

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