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Use of Oscillometric Devices for the Measurement of Blood Pressure-Comparison with the Gold Standard.
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PMID:  22057397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The study was done to validate the use of automated devices (Datascope Duo) as a screening tool for measuring blood pressure. A cross sectional study was conducted in school children from urban slums of Bangalore. Blood pressure was recorded according to standard guidelines using a mercury sphygmomanometer and an automated device (Datascope Duo). The readings obtained using the two instruments were compared. One thousand four hundred eighty nine school children, both males and females, aged 5-16 y were included in the study. Readings with the Datascope Duo varied significantly when compared to the gold standard. The blood pressure measurements using Datascope Duo cannot be recommended as an accurate substitute for manual readings.
Authors:
Nivedita Kamath; B Ramakrishna Goud; Kishore D Phadke; Arpana Iyengar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, St. John's Medical College, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, 560034, India, n_shenoy25@yahoo.com.
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