Why do some nurses guess on BP? - page 3

Hello Everyone! Why do some nurses guess when it comes to taking a blood pressure? I am a patient, I am a CNA and CNA instructor. When I go to the doctor I do not share this information but... Read More

  1. by   GypsyJen
    I am so glad that my work uses manual bp cuffs. As a new CNA, I learned how to get an accurate reading pretty fast this way. But it does make you wonder, if automatic bp cuffs aren't better than the manual ones, how come every hospital uses them? Oh, and I've found, because of having to use our crappy stethoscopes at work, that a good one makes all the difference in the world!!