by expert on call (297 Posts), Sun Apr 13, 2003 10:25 pm
It usually doesn't matter which arm you check blood pressure on. In fact, we sometimes check blood pressure in the legs using the same methods. Most of the digital monitors work very well, including the wrist kind. If you have any doubts, take the monitor to the doctor with you and check your blood pressure with it right after the doctor checks it. This can give you a good idea of how different your machine is from the regular cuffs.
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