Before the measurement
Avoid eating, drinking coffee and smoking 30 minutes before measurement.
Avoid activity and find time to relax for 5-10 minutes.
Avoid thick or close-fitting garments on the upper arm.
Sitting Comfortably Measurement
Place your feet flat on the floor.
Sit on a back-supported chair.
Don’t cross your legs.
Fit the cuff closely, but not too tight
Place the artery-mark on the cuff over your artery.
Position the cuff 1-2 cm above your elbow.
The middle of the cuff should be at the level of the heart.
Keep your arm still during the measurement.
Do not speak during the measurement.