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Welch Allyn Vital Signs

Device Name:Vital Signs
Manufacturer: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:Obsolete
Assessment:

The technology used in the Welch Allyn Vital Signs, to measure blood pressure, has passed in clinical validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval RecommendationOlder clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
Stride BPOffice and hospital use for adults and pregnancyPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Jones CR, Taylor K, Poston L, Shennan AH. Validation of the Welch Allyn 'Vital Signs' oscillometric blood pressure monitor. J Hum Hypertens. 2001 Mar;15(3):191-5. PMID: 11317204.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) General population

SP10:1996 - Pass General population

Reinders A, Cuckson AC, Jones CR, Poet R, O'Sullivan G, Shennan AH. Validation of the Welch Allyn 'Vital Signs' blood pressure measurement device in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. BJOG. 2003 Feb;110(2):134-8. PMID: 12618156.

BHS:1993 - Pass General population

Wong SN, Tz Sung RY, Leung LC. Validation of three oscillometric blood pressure devices against auscultatory mercury sphygmomanometer in children. Blood Press Monit. 2006 Oct;11(5):281-91. PMID: 16932037.

ESH-IP:2002 - Fail General population