Blood pressure measurement instrumentation: historical aspects, concepts and source of errors
Keywords:Blood pressure measurement, Instrumentation, Historical aspects, Concepts
AbstractAccording to the International Council of Nurses the measurement of blood pressure is the procedure most performed by nurses in all the world. The aim of this study is to analyse the polemical aspects of instruments used in blood pressure measurement. Considering the analyses of the literature and the American Heart Association Recommendations, the main source of errors when measuring blood pressure are discussed.
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Araujo, T. L. de, Arcuri, E. A. M., & Martins, E. (1998). Blood pressure measurement instrumentation: historical aspects, concepts and source of errors. Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 32(1), 33-41. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62341998000100006
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