Questioning the status quo
It all started with one simple question:
Is this absolutely necessary? Up until then, best practice had dictated that measuring blood pressure in medical offices should be done in exam rooms only.
"I was curious and wanted to know why this was advisable," says
Dr. Michelle Greiver,
a Family Physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. "I've learned that if something doesn't make sense to you, you need to ask questions. And if the answer doesn't satisfy you, then it's your responsibility to keep pressing until you find an answer that does."