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Welch Allyn Tycos Classic Pocket

Device Name:Tycos Classic Pocket
Manufacturer:OBL: Welch Allyn Inc., 4341 State Street Road, Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153, UNITED STATES.
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 Welch Allyn Tycos Classic Pocket is a non-clinically-validated automatic blood pressure monitor. 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:

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Welch Allyn Tycos Classic Pocket to measure blood pressure.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.