It is reasonable to expect that when a patient or an office purchases a blood pressure (BP) monitor declared valid by the AAMI and BHS standards, it will provide accurate blood pressure measurements for that/all individual(s). Under the current validation criteria, such reliance may be unwarranted and it is possible that more than half of patients will have an average error greater than 5 mm Hg, and more than one in four will have an average error greater than 10 mm Hg

Authors: Clarence E.Grim, Carlene M. Grim
Keywords: hypertension, blood pressure measurement
DOI Number: 10.1016/j.jash.2016.01.004      Publication Year: 2016

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