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Blood pressure monitor

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Validity Of The Ihealth-Bp7 And Withings-Bp800 Self Measurement Blood Pressure Monitor, Hyun-Sung An, Matthew Bubak, Danae M. Dinkel, Dustin Slivka, Jung-Min Lee Jan 2015

Validity Of The Ihealth-Bp7 And Withings-Bp800 Self Measurement Blood Pressure Monitor, Hyun-Sung An, Matthew Bubak, Danae M. Dinkel, Dustin Slivka, Jung-Min Lee

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PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to validate the iHealth-BP7 and Withings-BP800 monitors according to the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) International Protocol revision 2010. METHODS: Data from 11 participants (31.6 ± 2.2 years) were initially examined according to the ESH International Protocol for the validation of BP measuring devices. Participants were asked to sit and relax for 10-15 mins with legs uncrossed, and back supported prior to the test. In all participants, sequential left arm measurements were performed by two trained observers using a mercury sphygmomanometer and one supervisor using the device. Collected data were screened according ...