Thousands of devices measure BP. Know which ones to trust.
Inaccurate BP readings can be dangerous. Learn about a website that lists devices to help patients measure blood pressure accurately at home.
The one graphic you need for accurate blood pressure reading
While BP measurement is a routine task in most practices, are you sure it is done accurately in yours? Learn more with the AMA.
What needs to happen for self-measured blood pressure to take root
Many in the United States—both patients and physicians—have come around to the benefits of SMBP, but the infrastructure to optimize its value is lagging.
Improving health outcomes: Hypertension publications
View a collection of AMA publications that highlight the importance of accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement and effective treatment of hypertension.
Why telehealth visits shouldn’t mean skipping BP measurement
With telemedicine skyrocketing during pandemic, BP measurement has dropped. It doesn’t have to be that way. Learn more with the AMA.
New effort standardizes BP measurement training at health care schools
New e-learning modules provide consistent, evidence-based BP measurement techniques for students at health care schools nationwide.
AMA Foundation boosts hypertension work on Chicago’s West Side
$100,000 donation will aid efforts to help patients with hypertension better manage their BP remotely. Learn more with the AMA.
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