EMS Tips

Everything You Wanted to Know About Blood Pressure Assessment

Blood Pressure CuffThree posts together are everything (or almost everything) you wanted to know about blood pressure assessment:

1. Blood Pressure Assessment Tips from Everyday EMS Tips guest blogger Michael Fraley

2. The Blood Pressure from Steve Whitehead’s series on vital signs

3. Blood Pressure – Vital Knowledge for EMS by Chris Kaiser

Bonus: 10 blood pressure assessment tips I wrote for

Video by EMS educator Chris Le Badour on where to place the stethoscope diaphragm.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.