Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Good BP measurement depends more on appropriate technique than on absence of staff

AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA

3' education - Nov. 14, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA - Karen Johnson - Memphis, TN, USA

AHA 2017 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.

Educational information

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.

Faculty

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.

Read our coverage of this SPRINT analysis