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Riester Big Ben Square Rail

Device Name:Big Ben Square Rail
Device Model:1493, 1494, 1498, 1498-123, 1498-130, 1498-100 (See Specifications)
Manufacturer:Rudolf Riester GmbH, Bruckstra├če 31, D-72417 Jungingen, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Riester Big Ben Square Rail is a clinically validated manually-operated rail-mounted aneroid sphygmomanometer. Measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for professional use.

While the technology used in the Riester Big Ben Square Rail, to measure blood pressure, has been assessed, the results of the study have not been published and cannot be verified.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneWhile a clinical validation is claimed, it cannot be checked properly.
BIHS (UK and IRL)Professional useUnpublished internal data
ESH (Europe)Professional useThe BIHS recommendation, despite the absence of the scientific evidence required by the same authors' criteria.