Month: May 2016

FDA Approves Caretaker Medical Wireless Remote Patient Monitor For Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure (“cNIBP”) and Heart Rate Monitoring using patented Finger Cuff Technology

Charlottesville, VA April 2016 — CareTaker Medical, a pioneer in wireless remote patient monitoring devices, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued 510(k) clearance for the company’s Wireless Continuous Non-Invasive “Beat-by-Beat” Blood Pressure (“cNIBP”) and Heart Rate Monitor, based on patented Finger Cuff technology.

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5 errors that are giving you incorrect blood pressure

Controversy erupted last year when revised guidelines increased thresholds for diagnosing and treating hypertension[1].

Nurses and physicians often argue over differences between arterial line and non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP) cuff readings. To make the best use of blood pressure monitoring equipment, it is helpful to have an insight into how the equipment works and the likely sources of error that can affect readings.

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