Blood Pressure Cuff: Too Small

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Blood Pressure Cuff: Too Small

Blood pressure cuff that is too small

If the blood pressure cuff does not fit correctly, the results may not be accurate. This cuff is too small. The inflatable part of the cuff needs to be at least as long as the widest measurement around your upper arm.

Current as of: December 16, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine

Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine