Chapter 5: Blood Pressure

Finding the Error Activity: Blood Pressure

Now you have an opportunity to find the errors in measurement techniques. The first activity involves watching a short film clip. Check it out!

What errors in technique is this healthcare provider making while taking blood pressure?

Film clip 5.4: Errors in blood pressure measurement

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Go to the next page for information about the correct technique for taking blood pressure.


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