Blood pressure measurement devices
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Part of:
- Medical devices: safety guidance and Patient safety
- 1 December 2013
Guidance for healthcare professionals on the use and management of blood pressure management devices.
PDF, 3.21MB, 16 pages
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This document reviews:
- the advantages and disadvantages of mercury
- electronic manual sphygmomanometers
- automated blood pressure measuring devices
This should help to ensure the most appropriate technology is selected for use.
The topics covered are:
- types of blood pressure measurement equipment
- sources of error and other issues
- purchase, training and maintenance
Published: 1 December 2013