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The Finapres 2300e finger cuff. The influence of cuff application on the accuracy of blood pressure measurement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8346779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Blood pressure measurements associated with malapplication of a finger cuff were compared with contemporaneous intra-arterial pressure data in seven volunteers to determine the influence of cuff application on the accuracy of the Finapres 2300e. Systolic readings in all cuff positions differed from arterial line data by more than the recommended standard and tight and loose cuff applications under and over-read respectively, in all subjects. The results show the Finapres to be sensitive to small degrees of finger cuff malapplication which contribute to the bias on direct arterial comparison and limit the reliability of the instrument in clinical practice.
Authors:
R D Jones; J P Kornberg; C J Roulson; A R Visram; M G Irwin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1993 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-08     Completed Date:  1993-09-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure Determination / methods
Blood Pressure Monitors / standards*
Fingers
Humans

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