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Re: [Czechlist] TERM: sitting blood pressure

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  • James Kirchner
    ... Not always. I have had blood pressure readings taken also when I was lying down. It depends on what you re doing when the nurse walks in. Sometimes they
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 29, 2004
      On Friday, October 29, 2004, at 09:02 AM, Zemedelec@... wrote:

      > K--right. Blood pressure readings in the US, at least are always taken
      > that
      > way. If there's a doctor in the house, advise K of any exceptions to
      > this rule.

      Not always. I have had blood pressure readings taken also when I was
      lying down. It depends on what you're doing when the nurse walks in.
      Sometimes they take your blood pressure when you're lying on the table
      ready to give blood at the Red Cross, but not always.

      Jamie


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