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PMS Mandaus

Device Name:Mandaus
Manufacturer:PMS (Instruments) Ltd., Waldeck House, Waldeck Road, Maidenhead, West Berkshire SL6 8BR, UNITED KINGDOM.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Discontinued but still available
Description: The PMS Mandaus is a clinically validated manually-operated hand-held digital sphygmomanometer. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.
Assessment:

The technology used in the PMS Mandaus, 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
MedavalLegacy approvalOlder clinical validation; older protocol
ESH (Europe)Self-measurementPublished evidence
Stride BPSelf-measurement for adultsPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Wilton A, Shabeeh H, Cuckson C, Shennan AH. Validation of a non-mercury digital auscultatory device with manual pressure registration (PMS Mandaus). Blood Press Monit. 2006 Jun;11(3):161-4. PMID: 16702825.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population