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|Health Topic||Maternal mortality, Cardiovascular diseases|
|Location||Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America|
Problem being addressed
Accurately measuring blood pressure is important for checking the status changes of a patient but sometimes medical personnel are not properly trained to take vital signs. There was a need for an efficient, accurate and low-cost way to take blood pressure that excludes human error.
Detailed description of the solution
The Nessei DM-3000 device has an automatic blood pressure cuff. The cuff is designed to automatically measure the blood pressure and pulse of a patient, eliminating the need for a health worker to manually listen for a heartbeat. The device is battery operated for easy use and keeps a record of previous blood pressure measurements.
- Designed by: White Medical
- Manufacturer/Distributor location: Rugby, United Kingdom, CV23 0BA
Tasker, F., Greeff, A. D., & Shennan, A. H. (2010). Development and validation of a blinded hybrid device according to the European Hypertension Society protocol: Nissei DM-3000. Journal of Human Hypertension, 24, 609-616.