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Philips HP-5308
Device Model:
Philips Electronics North America Corp., 3000 Minuteman Road, M/S 109, Andover, MA 01810, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:
Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:
Intended for professional use
Measurement Site:
Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
The Philips HP-5308 is a desk (tabletop) semi-automatic aneroid sphygmomanometer. Its blood pressure measurement technology has been proven to be accurate. Blood pressure measurements are taken from the upper arm. It is intended for professional use. This device is now obsolete.
The technology used in the Philips HP-5308, to measure blood pressure, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
BP Medaval Legacy approval Older clinical validation; older protocol
BP Stride BP Self-measurement for adults Published evidence
Validation Publications:

O'Brien E, Mee F, Atkins N, O'Malley K. Inaccuracy of seven popular sphygmomanometers for home measurement of blood pressure. J Hypertens. 1990 Jul;8(7):621-34. PMID: 2168452.

SP10:1987 - Pass General population

The device failed the main criteria, which were the foundations of the BHS 1990 protocol, for DBP.