Midmark wants to make blood pressure readings more accurate: Here’s how

The Midmark IQvitals Zone allows caregivers to centralize vital signs acquisition at the point of care. [Image courtesy of Midmark]

Midmark (Dayton, Ohio) has added a Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) BP Protocol for its IQvitals Zone vital signs device.

The systolic blood pressure (BP) measurement protocol, based on the SPRINT trial conducted in 2015, is meant to enable better blood pressure readings through proper patient positioning and minimizing interruptions.

“The SPRINT BP Protocol is the next step in helping caregivers standardize accurate and consistent BP measurements at the point of care — and Midmark is the first company to implement a SPRINT protocol with patient positioning guidelines in a vital signs acquisition device to help ensure the protocol is being followed,” said Kurt Forsthoefel, marketing director of medical products and services at Midmark.

“When the SPR…

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