Accuracy of the Omron HEM 706 portable monitor for home measurement of blood pressure.

@article{Foster1994AccuracyOT,
  title={Accuracy of the Omron HEM 706 portable monitor for home measurement of blood pressure.},
  author={Cameron C Foster and Sonja McKinlay and John Malcolm Cruickshank and Andrew J. S. Coats},
  journal={Journal of human hypertension},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 9},
  pages={661-4}
}
A reliable, well-validated home blood pressure (BP) self-measurement device could have an important role in the management of hypertension by the early identification of 'white coat' hypertensives. Under rigorous assessment such devices have not performed well in the estimation of DBP, particularly in the hypertensive range. We assessed the Omron HEM 706 device (oscillometric) for home measurement of BP according to the standards set out by the British Hypertension Society protocol and the… CONTINUE READING