Presence of atrial or ventricular fibrillation, arrhythmias, pacemakers, etc. may interfere with the normal functionality of the BP monitor.
Specifications Blood Pressure Measurement Measurement: Auscultatory, using R-wave gating and k-sound analysis, during all static and active phases of stress testing. Systolic pressures correlate to a K-1 Korotkoff sound. Diastolic pressures correlate to K-5 Korotkoff sound. The device is designed to function in the presence of a normal ECG sinus rhythm. There are some physical conditions (i.e. Bundle Branch Block, Arrhythmias, Arial Fibrillation, Ventricular Fibrillation, Pacemakers, etc.) that may limit the ability of BP Monitor to obtain an accurate reading.
Notes on Blood Pressure Data Any blood pressure reading can be affected by the measurement site, the position of the patient, exercise, or the patient’s physiologic condition. Environmental or operational factors which can affect the performance of the device and/or its blood pressure reading are pacemakers and common arrhythmias such as atrial or ventricular premature beats or atrial fibrillation, arterial sclerosis, poor perfusion, diabetes, age, pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, renal diseases, patient motion, trembling, and shivering.