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Proper blood pressure measurement

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. John Clay is teaching his patients proper blood pressure management.

It is often done improperly which may affect results and clinical decision-making.

The patient should sit comfortably for a few minutes with feet uncrossed, flat on the floor and proper cuff size should be used based on arm size. Your arm should be supported at heart level.

This may be demonstrated by a nurse or physician at your next visit.

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  • John Clay, M.D.

    John Clay, M.D.

    Primary Health Group-Appomattox 930 South Avenue, Suite 11 Colonial Heights, VA 804-504-8025 (phone) 804-504-8026 (fax) http://phg-appomattox.com Education: Undergraduate: The CollegeMore >>
    Primary Health Group-Appomattox
    930 South Avenue, Suite 11
    Colonial Heights, VA
    804-504-8025 (phone)
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