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A&D UA-744

Device Model:UA-744
Manufacturer:Sole: A&D Company Ltd., 3-23-14 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-Ku, 170-0013 Tokyo, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The A&D UA-744 is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.
Assessment:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the A&D UA-744 to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.

Relevant Publications

Ware A, Stevens R, Selwood M, Fleming S. Accuracy of blood pressure monitors available in high street pharmacies. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Feb;21(1):59-61. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000151. PMID: 26427055.

Measurements from the A&D UA-744 are compared to those from the Omron BPM tester PA-350, though not in a formal validation.