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Accuracy and Reliability of Automated Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Devices: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: November 25, 2010
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of automated non-invasive blood pressure devices in the pre-hospital setting?
  2. What is the evidence for the safety of the use of automated non-invasive blood pressure devices in the pre-hospital setting?
  3. What are the guidelines for the use of automated non-invasive blood pressure devices in the pre-hospital setting?

Key Message

The evidence on automated non-invasive blood pressure devices in the pre-hospital setting is limited, of relatively lower quality, and mixed in terms of its conclusions.

Tags

emergency mobile units, mobile emergency units, blood pressure determination, prehospital emergency care, blood pressure monitors, medical devices, Prehospital, Pre-hospital, Out-of-hospital, EMS, emergency mobile unit