Clinical evaluation of an automated oscillometric blood pressure wrist device.

  title={Clinical evaluation of an automated oscillometric blood pressure wrist device.},
  author={Alexandra C Cuckson and Paul Moran and Paul T Seed and Annemarie Reinders and A H Shennan},
  journal={Blood pressure monitoring},
  volume={9 1},
OBJECTIVES Up to one-third of all blood pressure devices sold are for measurement at the wrist. Wrist monitors are thought to be subject to errors associated with movement and incorrect posture. We used the British Hypertension Society protocol to determine the accuracy of the Omron Rx automated wrist blood pressure monitor in adults. We also investigated the errors associated with miscuffing and posture with measurements at the wrist compared to the upper arm. METHODS The study was conducted… CONTINUE READING

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