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Traceable calibration for blood pressure and temperature monitoring

22 November 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Blood pressure and body temperature measurements need to be accurate for correct diagnosis and monitoring. Instruments based on new technologies may not give...

How to manage an arterial catheter

16 March 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article provides nurses with information on the safe and effective use and management of arterial catheters, the gold standard for...

How to measure blood pressure manually

20 January 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to measure blood pressure (BP) manually using an aneroid sphygmomanometer.▶ BP measurement is an essential...

Hypertension: diagnosis, assessment and management

18 June 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

Hypertension is a serious and common condition, the prevalence of which is set to rise given the increase in the ageing population, sedentary lifestyles and obesity....