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Spacelabs 5200

Device Model:5200
Manufacturer:Spacelabs Healthcare, 35301 SE Center St., Snoqualmie, WA 98065, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Intermittent measurements at specified intervals or times
Availability:Obsolete
Assessment:

The technology used in the Spacelabs 5200, 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

Mora-Macià J, Ocón Pujadas J. Validación de un modelo de aparato automático de registro de la presión arterial ambulatoria: el Spacelabs 5200. [Validation of a model of an automatic device for the ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure: the Spacelab 5200.] Med Clin (Barc). 1992 Mar 7;98(9):321-4. PMID: 1583958. In Spanish.

Ad Hoc protocol General population

Relevant Publications

Light KC, Obrist PA, Cubeddu LX. Evaluation of a new ambulatory blood pressure monitor (Accutracker 102): laboratory comparisons with direct arterial pressure, stethoscopic auscultatory pressure, and readings from a similar monitor (Spacelabs Model 5200). Psychophysiology. 1988 Jan;25(1):107-16. PMID: 3353479.

Measurements from the Spacelabs 5200 are compared to those from Accutracker 102, though not in a formal validation.