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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 10 June 2017 - 08:45 PM

Monitoring your blood pressure? Careful, 70% of home devices may be inaccurate

The error range is enough to sway decisions about taking or stopping medication.

Beth Mole - Jun 9, 2017 11:15 am UTC

Millions of people stand to benefit from closely monitoring their blood pressure—those suffering with heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and pregnancy-induced hypertension, for instance, plus those who just stress in doctors’ offices and can’t get accurate readings. Yet the gadgets available for home use may not be up to the task.

See for more:
https://arstechnica....-be-inaccurate/