Using blood pressure monitors
These activities provide the standard procedures for methods which could be used to measure blood pressure at the beginning and end of a fitness programme (supports AQA Unit 9).
This resource contains:
- Blood pressure measurement. Methods for automatic digital devices and for devices requiring the use of a stethoscope are provided - STUDY SHEET
- Using an ambulatory blood pressure monitor. Instructions for using an ABPM for continuous blood pressure monitoring - STUDY SHEET
- How blood pressure is measured. Includes descriptions of ausculatory and oscillometric methods. Manual and automatic methods, including ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, are compared and sources of error suggested - FACTSHEET
- Blood pressure terms and values. A glossary of terms and hypertensive and some comparative normal values are given - FACTSHEET