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Could ectopic heart beats interfere with blood pressure measurements?

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Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

A highly irregular pulse can make BP measurements more difficult, but the examiner can help to compensate for that by allowing the pressure from the instrument to drop more slowly than usual.

In brief: Yes

A highly irregular pulse can make BP measurements more difficult, but the examiner can help to compensate for that by allowing the pressure from the instrument to drop more slowly than usual.
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