Seat the patient and make him/her as relaxed and comfortable as possible with the arm free of clothing. Rest arm on a steady, smooth surface at heart level and slightly flex the elbow
Check to see that the pointer rests within the zero (oval) indicator on the dial face. If not, return the unit to Tycos for recalibration.
Select the appropriate cuff size for patient’s arm. NOTE: Index line on cuff should fall within the double arrow range. If index line falls short of range, use a larger cuff to insure accurate results, If the index line is past the range, use a smaller cuff to insure accurate results