ALPK2 Sphygmomanometer

Measure your blood pressure quickly and accurately with the ALPK2 Sphygmomanometer.

ALPK2 Sphygmomanometer

3 out of 5 Filipinos suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure). It leads to many other cardiovascular complications, making it to the leading cause of death in the country. To prevent hypertension from progressing into worse forms of cardiovascular diseases, regular monitoring of blood pressure is needed.

The advantages at a glance:

  • Made with Japanese precision
  • Easy to use features
  • Ideal for most adults
  • Increased sensitivity allows it to pick up even the faintest sounds

How to Use the ALPK2 Sphygmomanometer

1

Wrap the cuff around the upper arm with the cuff’s lower edge one inch above the elbow pit.

2

Lightly press the stethoscope’s bell over the brachial artery, which you can find just below the cuff’s edge. Rapidly inflate the cuff to 180mmHg. Release air from the cuff at a moderate rate (3mm/sec).

3

Listen with the stethoscope while observing the dial or mercury gauge. The first knocking sound (Korotkoff) is the subject’s systolic pressure. When the knocking sound disappears, that is the diastolic pressure. Record this as the systolic pressure over the diastolic pressure (e.g. 120/80).
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