Chapter 5: Blood Pressure

Try it Out: Two-step & One-step Blood Pressure

Next, you have an opportunity to watch film clips on accurate measurement techniques. There are two activities that involve two film clips about blood pressure measurement techniques. Watch each of them and then try it out yourself.

Please note: The first film clip refers to the two-step blood pressure approach. This approach is used for learners. As you become more proficient, you can try the one-step blood pressure approach.

Two-step Blood Pressure

Watch this teaching video of a film clip that shows the two-step blood pressure approach. This approach is best used when you are first learning how to take blood pressure. Watch the clip and then try it out!

Film clip 5.5: Two-step blood pressure approach

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://youtu.be/UbW4viRRvd4

One-step Blood Pressure

Watch this teaching video of a film clip that shows the one-step blood pressure approach. After you become proficient in the two-step approach, you can move on to the one-step blood pressure approach. Watch the clip and then try it out!

Film clip 5.6: One-step blood pressure approach

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://youtu.be/OLdz13c7_vo

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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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