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Baum 0250

Device Name:0250
Manufacturer:W.A. Baum Co. Inc., 620 Oak Street, Copiague, NY 11726, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Baum 0250 is a manually-operated mobile (floor, stand, trolly) mercury sphygmomanometer. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use.

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Baum 0250 to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneThis is a manual device.

Relevant Publications

Ni H, Wu C, Prineas R, Shea S, Liu K, Kronmal R, Bild D. Comparison of Dinamap PRO-100 and mercury sphygmomanometer blood pressure measurements in a population-based study. Am J Hypertens. 2006 Apr;19(4):353-60. PMID: 16580569.

The publication describes the Baum 0250 being used as a validation control device.

The study subjects are multi-ethnic and have atherosclerosis.