Last updated on July 2020

Accuracy of Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Measurements at the Arm Calf and Finger


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) | Hypotension and Shock | High Blood Pressure (Hypertension - Pediatric) | Vascular Diseases | Diabetes and Hypertension | Hypertension | intensive care unit
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient hospitalised in one of the three recruiting intensive care units
  • Patient already carrying an indwelling arterial catheter
  • Stable BP over a 5-min period: no variation of mean BP above 10% and no change in vasopressor therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Brachial circumference > 42 cm.
  • Any local fracture, wound, ischemic injury, infection, amputation, thrombophlebitis, that could prevent inflating a cuff around the arm or a finger
  • Need of emergency therapy not compatible with the BP measurements schedule
  • Asymmetry of mean BP between right and left arm (> 5 mmHg)
  • Pregnancy
  • Age < 18 years
  • Patient under curatorship or guardianship

Recruitment Status: Open


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