A guide to undertaking and understanding blood pressure measurement

Park, Laura, Ford, Claire and Allan, Jaden (2022) A guide to undertaking and understanding blood pressure measurement. British Journal of Nursing, 31 (7). pp. 356-362. ISSN 0966-0461

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2022.31.7.356


This article aims to provide background information on blood pressure. It outlines the anatomy and physiology associated with the skill of blood pressure measurement, and the varying techniques for taking blood pressure readings, both invasively and non-invasively. It further explains the steps for taking a manual blood pressure and provides top tips for carrying out this procedure in clinical practice.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2022 13:38
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2022 08:01
URI: https://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/48794

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