Requirements for professional office blood pressure monitors.

  title={Requirements for professional office blood pressure monitors.},
  author={George S Stergiou and Gianfranco Parati and Roland Asmar and Eoin O'brien},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  volume={30 3},
For more than half a century measurement of blood pressure in the doctor's office using a mercury sphygmomanometer and the auscultatory method has been the cornerstone for hypertension management. However, due to the environmental and service issues mercury devices will not be available in the near future. As the mercury sphygmomanometer is being progressively eliminated from clinical use, it is being replaced by a variety of devices, which may not have been validated. This change in the… CONTINUE READING
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