Blood Pressure Monitors

My blood pressure readings are CONSTANTLY too high / too low or they vary a lot:
Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitors: There are 3 important steps to follow to get accurate and constant readings: Cuff size. Measure the circumf...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 1:41 PM
Why are my blood pressure readings always different?
Your blood pressure changes constantly. To read more about blood pressure please check our health information section.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:46 PM
My blood pressure monitor shows readings with a decimal point:
If your BP monitor shows readings like "18.0" this means that it is in kpa mode instead of mmHg mode. To change this, please follow the follow...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 1:59 PM
What cuff size do I use on my upper arm monitor?
It is very important that you use the correct cuff size. Before deciding which cuff is correct for you, measure your circumference of your upper arm. Let...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:03 PM
What batteries do I use?
All Zewa upper arm units use 4 x AA type batteries. All Zewa wrist units use 2 x AAA type batteries.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:00 PM
How long do the batteries last?
This depends on several factors. The 2 main factors are: High blood pressure. The higher the pressure the more the machine has to inflate, therefor...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:01 PM
Why does my machine not pump to 200?
Our blood pressure monitors use a system called PI System. This means that the machine will only inflate as much as necessary to take a reading. 200 was ...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:02 PM
Are cuffs interchangeable between manufacturers?
No, every manufacturer uses different plugs to connect the cuff to the unit. Also, BP machines use a motor specifically developed for a certain machine. ...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:04 PM
Can I use a Zewa upper arm monitor on the forearm if the cuff does not fit?
No, these machines have not been tested and calibrated for usage on the forearm.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:05 PM
Should I use the right or left arm?
Zewa’s monitors can be used on any arm, however it is easier to apply the cuff on the left arm. Also, readings will vary from one arm to the other, there...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 at 2:05 PM