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Colin BP-103N

Device Model:BP-103N
Manufacturer:Colin Medical Instruments Corp., 5850 Farinon Dr, San Antonio, TX 78249, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for patient monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Description: The Colin BP-103N is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring. This device is now obsolete.

The technology used in the Colin BP-103N, to measure blood pressure, has been assessed, in a general population, according to a non-standard protocol.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneWhen an evaluation is carried out using a non-standard protocol, no inference can be made on accuracy based on a standard protocol.

Validation Publications

Slabý A, Arenberger P, Josífko M, Hrabák P. Clinical evaluation of the Nippon Colin BP-103N blood pressure monitor. J Hum Hypertens. 1987 Jun;1(1):13-6. PMID: 3508193.

Ad Hoc protocol General population

Kawahara M. Evaluation of the accuracy of non-invasive automatic blood pressure monitors. Anesth Prog. 1990 Sep-Oct;37(5):244-7. PMID: 2096748. Available from: PMC2148609.

Ad Hoc protocol General population