Some reliable brands of home blood pressure monitors
Buying blood pressure monitors
There are many reliable brands of monitor so it is difficult to recommend specific ones. Some organisations do conduct validation tests and make recommendations (see link below the list). You are likely to be safe with any of the major well-known suppliers.
When looking to buy, factors to consider in addition to price are:
- Fully or semi-automatic
- Extra software features: Do you need memory storage? Does it allow two people's records to be kept?
- Available cuff sizes
- Cuff design - ease if cuff application
- Size and portability
- Protective case supplied
- Display size and readability
- After sales service
Some reputable manufacturers/makes are:(Please note this list is NOT exhaustive!)