A 50-year-old female asked:
i have a wrist blood pressure monitor, is it as good as the cuff. i use it a lot but wonder how accurate it is. tyvm?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Cuff is better.: A properly applied and oriented arm BP cuff is more accurate than a wrist cuff. Arm cuff properly applied would be at the level of the heart, and the arm will be at rest in your lap or on a low table.
Answered on Nov 15, 2017
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