Wrist Cuffs

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Re : Wrist Cuffs

Postby deerhart » Thu Dec 18, 2003 09:03 pm

the american heart associate says that arm cuffs are the most accurate, followed by wrist cuffs, and the the finger monitors being the least accurate.


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Re : Wrist Cuffs

Postby season » Thu Dec 18, 2003 03:40 pm

As far as I know you need to wait at least 15 min between readings. otherwise the second reading will be inacurate. You did just artificially consrict the vessels and they need a little time to get over that.

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Re : Wrist Cuffs

Postby tahoe4 » Thu Dec 18, 2003 07:19 am

I have a wrist cuff and I measured it against the automatic cuff at Target and against the bp taken by my OB and it was right on both times.

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Re : Wrist Cuffs

Postby sherry fisher » Thu Dec 18, 2003 06:53 am

I was told by my OB and the pharmacy that they are not accurate. ?!?!?! But, they do sound easier!

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