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Colin BP-8800

Device Model:BP-8800
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
Availability:Discontinued but still available
Description: The Colin BP-8800 is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.

The technology used in the Colin BP-8800, to measure blood pressure, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.
ESH (Europe)Professional use for childrenPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Naschitz JE, Gaitini L, Loewenstein L, Keren D, Zuckerman E, Tamir A, Yeshurun D. In-field validation of automatic blood pressure measuring devices. J Hum Hypertens. 2000 Jan;14(1):37-42. PMID: 10673729.

BHS:1993 - Fail (D/D) General population