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HoMedics BPA-540

Device Model:BPA-540
Manufacturer:HoMedics Inc., 3000 Pontiac Trail, Commerce Township, MI 48390, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for both professional use and self-measurement
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Discontinued but still available
Description: The HoMedics BPA-540 is a clinically validated and 1-star automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for both professional use and self-measurement. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.

The technology used in the HoMedics BPA-540, to measure blood pressure, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval RecommendationRecent clinical validation; older protocol
BIHS (UK and IRL)Professional usePublished evidence
ESH (Europe)Professional usePublished evidence
Stride BPSelf-measurement for adults (Preferred)Published evidence
Consumer BodyVersionQuartileComment
Choice (Australia)PreviousA 

Validation Publications

Yarows SA. Accuracy of the HoMedics Walgreens Deluxe Arm Blood Pressure device (WGNBPA-540) compared with auscultation in 85 individuals. Blood Press Monit. 2011 Aug;16(4):200-2. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e328347b55a. PMID: 21654318.

SP10:2002 - Pass General population