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Validation of the iHealth BP3 upper-arm blood pressure monitor, for clinic use and self-measurement, according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010.
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PMID:  23147535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the performance of the iHealth BP3 upper-arm blood pressure monitor, which is designed for clinic use and self-measurement of blood pressure using Apple touch devices as an interface.
METHODS: The European Society of Hypertension International Protocol (ESH-IP) revision 2010 for the validation of blood pressure measuring devices in adults was followed precisely. Ninty-nine couples of test device and reference blood pressure measurements were obtained during the study (three pairs for each of the 33 participants).
RESULTS: The 33 participants, age 47.1±12.3 years (age range 27-69 years) and arm circumference 30.0±4.4 cm, had a mean systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 143.9±27.4 mmHg and a mean diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of 90.1±18.3 mmHg. The device passed all of the requirements fulfilling the standards of the protocol, and the mean±SD device-observer difference was 2.8±4.2 mmHg for SBP and -0.4±3.5 mmHg for DBP.
CONCLUSION: According to the results of the validation study on the basis of the ESH-IP revision 2010, the iHealth BP3 can be recommended for clinic use and self-measurement in an adult population.
Authors:
Can Chen; Fujun Shang; Jiepin Wang; Jianghong Chen; Na Ji; Yi Wan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blood pressure monitoring     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1473-5725     ISO Abbreviation:  Blood Press Monit     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606438     Medline TA:  Blood Press Monit     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
aDepartment of Cardiology, Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical College, Zhanjiang Departments of bCardiology cPharmacy, Tangdu Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University dDepartment of Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China.
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