Chapter 15 - Non-invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
Three modes of non-invasive blood pressure measurement are available:
The monitor executes a measurement on demand. This is the
The monitor continually repeats measurements. You can adjust the
time period between measurements from two to 60 minutes.
The monitor executes a rapid series of measurements over a five
minute period. Do not use stat mode unless your patient is
Unless you make a subsequent measurement, the monitor displays the
most recent measurement for up to one hour.
If possible, avoid measuring during contractions because the
May not give a reading that is truly representative of the patient's
normal blood pressure.
May cause additional stress for the patient.