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.
What you need to know about self-measured blood pressure monitoring
Self-measured blood pressure monitoring can improve the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension. Find out what you need to know to get started.
3 questions to ask patients when measuring blood pressure
Here are three questions physicians should ask to improve blood-pressure measurement and control in their patients.
AMA, AHA developing list of validated BP monitors
Automated home BP devices can help boost hypertension control, but physicians lack access to proper clinical validation information for these devices.
How to make the most of patient-measured BP data
The self-measured blood pressures your patients report are more representative of their true blood pressure. Here’s how to use that information to the best effect.