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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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 »

Which is the best Blood Pressure Monitor?

Get the one with the arm cuff, manual is cheapest but will need someone else to check for you otherwise get an automatic one if you want to do it on your own. Just buy the one on sale they all are ... 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 »

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 »