Jefferson University Hospitals

Resources for Patients

7 Simple Tips to Get an Accurate Blood Pressure Reading at Home

Common positioning errors can result in inaccurate blood pressure measurements, but by following these easy and effective steps can lead to accurate readings.

Blood Pressure Trackers

Take an active approach to reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease by recording and monitoring blood levels using the American Heart Association's blood pressure trackers.

Combating Hypertension

Hypertension is the leading cause of preventable death worldwide, but awareness and prevention the is key to saving lives.

Lowering Your Blood Pressure

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan, sponsored by The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, has proven to help lower blood pressure.

Using a Wrist Cuff to Measure Blood Pressure

Know the difference between correct and incorrect forearm positions in order to measure your blood pressure with a wrist cuff.

Validated BP Monitors for Home Use

Search this complete inventory of BP monitors for home use by type, price, manufacturer and model.