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Old 10-12-2008, 11:26 PM   #1
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why take blood pressure on left arm not right arm

why take blood pressure on left arm not right arm

 
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Old 10-13-2008, 06:52 AM   #2
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Re: why take blood pressure on left arm not right arm

Hi,

My GP always take my B/P with my left arm. I saw recently on a video for operating a BP monitor using both arms to begin with and which ever arm gives a higher reading, then that's the one to continue taking readings on. I don't know how accurate the information is.

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