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Maine Researchers Want You to Review Your Blood Pressure Technique


According to the American Medical Association, 20% to 45% of the time blood pressure is assessed incorrectly in clinical settings. Whether the patient is to receive local anesthesia with epinephrine, which can raise blood pressure, a patient has undiagnosed high blood pressure, or the oral health professional wants to ensure the patient’s blood pressure does not increase too drastically during dental care, capturing accurate readings is key. University of Maine researchers have created a video to help oral health professionals ensure they are successful in documenting patient’s correct blood pressure reading. Click here to read more.

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