Blood pressure Monitor
Blood pressure devices are used to monitor pressure readings and instrumental in the diagnosis of many medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and cardiac events. Regular monitoring is necessary for doctors to make key decisions in condition treatment courses, including medication dosage adjustment or a complete medication change.
When shopping for a blood pressure device, the American Heart Association provides the following tips to make sure that the monitor is appropriate for the intended subject.
Choose a validated monitor that has been tested and approved by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation.
A monitor should for suitable for your special needs, including indications of testing validation specific to the elderly, pregnant women, and/or children.
Lastly, be sure the cuff is the appropriate size. Measure the around the arm or wrist where the cuff will be placed to be sure it will fit correctly for accurate pressure results.
Obatem Medical Supplies offers some of the top rated devices available on the market from Omron, Schiller, and Welch Allyn, with a complete selection of at-home and professional units to choose from. Current monitoring equipment ranges from aneroid manual monitors to fully automatic digital monitors. There are pros and cons to each type of device that need to be carefully considered when deciding on which unit best suits the purchase