Evaluation of home blood pressure monitors in children and adolescents.

  title={Evaluation of home blood pressure monitors in children and adolescents.},
  author={Thomas G. Wells and William A Neaville and Jayanth Ranjit Arnold and Craig W. Belsha},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  volume={315 2},
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to adapt commercially available home blood pressure monitors for use in children ages 4 to 18 years and to compare the recordings obtained from the adapted devices to those obtained using a standard mercury sphygmomanometer. METHODS Sequential same-arm blood pressures were measured by trained observers in 106 children, ages 4 to 18 years, using a calibrated mercury-gravity manometer (reference device) as the standard method, and 3 test devices (an aneroid… CONTINUE READING