Good BP measurement depends more on appropriate technique than on absence of staff
In the SPRINT study, BP was not always measured in absence of a physician or nurse. A posthoc survey investigated whether this affected the findings of the study.
This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the AHA 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.
Karen Johnson is Professor with Tenure, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center en Professor of Women’s Health aan het UTHSC College of Medicine Endowed.