Students Teach Us: How to check blood pressure?

Sannidhi Arimanda, Staff Photographer

When you go to the doctor’s office, do you ever wonder how a doctor knows when and what to do while taking your blood pressure? Although it seems like a simple procedure, it requires lots of focus. The Sidekick staff photographer Sannidhi Arimanda has Coppell High School senior Snisha Sura, who is a medical assistant student, explain the process that goes on behind how blood pressure is measured.. In this video, Sura shares what should be done when checking and identifying a patient’s blood pressure. Sura also provides a demonstration of the process health professionals must go through when checking blood pressure.


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