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Omron HEM-400C

Device Model:HEM-400C
Manufacturer:Sole: Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600-8530, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Obsolete
Description: The Omron HEM-400C is a clinically validated automatic blood pressure monitor. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device is now obsolete.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Omron HEM-400C, 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

O'Brien E, Mee F, Atkins N, O'Malley K. Inaccuracy of seven popular sphygmomanometers for home measurement of blood pressure. J Hypertens. 1990 Jul;8(7):621-34. PMID: 2168452.

Ad Hoc protocol General population (Note: Pre Standard protocol fail)