Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600-8530, JAPAN.
Primary Client Use:
Intended for self-measurement and home use
Single measurements only
Discontinued but still available
The Omron HEM-706 is an automatic blood pressure monitor. Its blood pressure measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 1-star Medaval rating. Blood pressure measurements are taken from the upper arm. It is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.
The technology used in the Omron HEM-706, to measure blood pressure, has passed in two clinical validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
||Older clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
||Self-measurement for adults
Foster C, McKinlay S, Cruickshank JM, Coats AJ. Accuracy of the Omron HEM 706 portable monitor for home measurement of blood pressure. J Hum Hypertens. 1994 Sep;8(9):661-4. PMID: 7807495.
BHS:1993 - Fail (B/C) General population
SP10:1992 - Pass General population
Artigao LM, Llavador JJ, Puras A, López Abril J, Rubio MM, Torres C, Vidal A, Sanchis C, Divisón JA, Naharro F, Caldevilla D, Fuentes G. Evaluación y validación de los monitores Omron Hem 705 CP y Hem 706/711 para automedidas de presión arterial [Evaluation and validation of Omron Hem 705 CP and Hem 706/711 monitors for self-measurement of blood pressure.] Aten Primaria. 2000 Feb 15;25(2):74-84. PMID: 10736939. Available from: www.elsevier.es. In Spanish.
BHS:1993 - Pass (B/A) General population
SP10:1996 - Pass General population