The British Hypertension Society's Blood Pressure Measurement educational video (2007) and supporting materials are now available to download.
The video includes the following:
Click here to download the DVD
Updated Supporting Information:
ABC of Hypertension:
The papers in this section were published in the BMJ in 2001. Please see current guidelines for normal/abnormal levels on which to base treatment decisions.
Interactive Tutorials on Auscultatory BP Measurement:
The video clips below show a mercury column whilst a BP measurement is being taken. You will need sound enabled on your computer. Watch the mercury column, listen to the Korotkoff sounds and make a note of the blood pressure you would record. Answers can be found in the pdf document below. There is no BP9 or BP13 reading.