What is a blood pressure monitor?

Answer A blood pressure monitor is a machine used by health-care professionals and patients that provides a numerical readout of the patient's blood pressure reading. Most monitors use a cuff that is atta... Read More »

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What is a good blood pressure monitor?

On One Hand: Lots of ChoicesBlood pressure monitors can be fitted around your upper arm, wrist or finger, and according to the Mayo Clinic, monitors fitting around the arm are the most accurate. Th... Read More »

How to Monitor Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, typically has no symptoms except for when blood pressure levels are dangerously high. That's why your doctor may instruct you to monitor your blood pr... Read More »

Who invented the blood pressure monitor?

Austrian physician Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch invented the blood pressure monitor in 1881. Although earlier monitors existed, they were crude and invasive, while von Basch's version con... Read More »

How accurate is a HoMedics blood pressure monitor?

HoMedics blood pressure monitors are not reliable, according to testing done by the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol. Home blood pressure testers that did score accurately ar... Read More »