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Dinamap ProCare 120

Device Name:ProCare 120
Manufacturer:GE Medical Systems Ltd. (Dinamap), Amersham Place, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire HP7 9NA, UNITED KINGDOM.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for patient monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Dinamap ProCare 120 is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for bedside patient monitoring.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Dinamap ProCare 120, to measure blood pressure, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a specific population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.

Validation Publications

Wong SN, Tz Sung RY, Leung LC. Validation of three oscillometric blood pressure devices against auscultatory mercury sphygmomanometer in children. Blood Press Monit. 2006 Oct;11(5):281-91. PMID: 16932037.

ESH-IP:2002 - Fail Children (Note: Failed DBP)