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Who can use an eleblood pressure monitorctronic sphygmomanometer?

In terms of technical manipulation, everyone can use an automatic electronic blood pressure monitor. Some semi-automatic models or having specific functions or characteristics are more suitable for professional use (doctors, nurses, medical practices), but almost all electronic devices are simple to use, which makes them easy to use. the reach of all users. Remember that this device should not replace regular exams at your doctor.

Electronic Blood Pressure Monitor (1)

Is an electrblood pressure monitoronic blood pressure monitor as reliable as a traditional blood pressure monitor?

Tensioning with manual sphygmomanometers is based on the auscultatory method. This method uses an occlusive cuff (allowing compression of the artery) and a stethoscope (to detect the noises generated during the passage of blood during the deflation of the cuff). There are 5 different phases (called Korotkoff sounds):

I: Appearance of the first sound,
II: Whispering tone,
III: its sharp and sharp,
IV: Weakening of the sound,
V: Disappearance of the sound, Systolic pressure is determined by phase I and diastolic pressure by phase V.

How to Measure Blood Pressure at Home

It is important to make sure that the measurements taken with your home blood pressure monitor are accurate so that your healthcare provider can have a good overview of your blood pressure.

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Blood Pressure Monitor

Home measurement of blood pressure can help your doctor diagnose high blood pressure properly. Some people have higher blood pressure when they visit the doctor. However, while these people go about their daily business, their blood pressure is normal. Often measuring your blood pressure can help you determine if you have high blood pressure.