One Size Does Not Fit All: Impact of Using a Regular Cuff for All Blood Pressure Measurements

Blood pressure cuffs come in many sizes, and if a clinician uses the wrong one, it matters. Pediatric nephrologist Tammy Brady presented on March 1, during the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention, Lifestyle, and Cardiometabolic Health conference, about findings from her study that show using the wrong blood pressure cuff size, can cause an incorrect blood pressure measurement.

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Tammy Brady, MD, PhD.

Tammy Brady, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Tammy Brady is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She specializes in pediatric hypertension but provides care for children with all types of kidney problems, from microscopic hematuria ...

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