How untested BP devices get to the drug store shelves
Untested blood pressure devices can be less accurate and lead to misdiagnosis and suboptimal treatment. So how do these BP devices even make it to the market to be sold?
3 ways to address validation problems with BP-measurement devices
When blood pressure devices are not validated, they can lead to inaccurate hypertension diagnosis and management. An expert panel offers up fixes.
Put AHA’s new scientific statement on BP measurement into practice
Learn how to improve your practice’s BP-measurement accuracy to help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
What patients don't know about BP, stroke: You might be surprised
High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke, yet more than a third of high-risk U.S. adults believe they have no cause for worry.
4 big ways BP measurement goes wrong, and how to tackle them
When blood pressure measurement is inaccurate, it can lead to incorrect hypertension classification. These are the errors that often occur and how to address them.
The one graphic you need for accurate blood pressure reading
While blood pressure measurement is a routine task in most practices, are you sure it is done accurately in yours? Find out more.
How to get the most accurate blood pressure measurement
Seemingly minor issues can affect accurate blood pressure measurement, artificially inflating a patient’s blood pressure by anywhere from two to 40 mmHg.