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Assessment of the performances of three oscillometric blood pressure monitors for neonates using a simulator.
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PMID:  10362888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: The majority of monitors for non-invasive measurement of blood pressure in neonates and infants use the oscillometric method. OBJECTIVE: To use a simulator to investigate the overall system accuracy for three oscillometric blood pressure monitors. The tested devices are DINAMAP 8100 (Critikon), SpaceLabs M90426 (SpaceLabs Medical)and the module HP M 1008B (Hewlett-Packard). METHODS: The blood pressure values obtained by the three devices were compared with those of the invasive reference. A blood pressure simulator was used for testing the performance of the three blood pressure monitors. RESULTS: The Dinamap and SpaceLabs readings are generally in good agreement with the invasive reference. In contrast, the HP M 1008B readings for the diastolic and mean arterial pressures are inaccurate (the mean errors are 21 and 15mmHg, respectively). CONCLUSION: These results contradict our previously published data obtained when a different simulator (Cufflink)was used. These findings are important, because blood pressure values that are too low can result in a different therapeutic approach being applied, for newborn babies have only a small range of mean arterial pressure for the autoregulation of the cerebral blood flow.
G Papadopoulos; S Mieke; M Elisaf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blood pressure monitoring     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1359-5237     ISO Abbreviation:  Blood Press Monit     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-31     Completed Date:  1999-08-31     Revised Date:  2010-03-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606438     Medline TA:  Blood Press Monit     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure / physiology
Blood Pressure Monitors*
Infant, Newborn / physiology*

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