TABLE 2.

Recommended Dimensions for BP Cuff Bladders

Age RangeWidth, cmLength, cmMaximum Arm Circumference, cm*
Newborn4810
Infant61215
Child91822
Small adult102426
Adult133034
Large adult163844
Thigh204252
  • * Calculated so that the largest arm would still allow the bladder to encircle arm by at least 80%.