Accuracy of Home Blood Pressure Monitors Questioned

Accuracy of Home Blood Pressure Monitors Questioned

Researchers found that blood pressure readings can be off by as much as 15 mm when using an automatic blood pressure machine.

Some home blood pressure monitors aren't accurate

To determine whether you have hypertension, a medical professional will take a blood pressure reading. How you prepare for the test, the position of your arm, and other factors can change a blood pressure reading by or more.

An example when the difference between automated BP and auscultatory BP ...

An example when the difference between automated BP and auscultatory BP .

Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Wrong 70% of the Time

Here's how to get the most accurate readings from your home blood pressure device, so you don't have to rely on an occasional in-office reading.

Your Home Blood Pressure Monitor Might Be Inaccurate

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Home blood pressure monitors may not be accurate enough

Home blood pressure monitors inaccurate 70 percent of the time: Study - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News


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