Blood Pressure Monitor
Blood pressure monitors, automated noninvasive blood pressure monitors, NIBP Monitors, or electronic sphygmomanometers, have made measurement and triage easier and more convenient in the ER, Clinic, Doctor’s Office or Emergency Room, but these devices can cost a fortune. Accutorr Plus Blood Pressure Monitor Most of us would be delighted to save money buying blood pressure monitors and other used medical equipment and would like to know what to look for and where to find bargains.
Home monitors range from the simple cuff with a means to hold the stethoscope in place with one hand for do it yourself readings to sophisticated electronic NIBP monitors costing hundreds of dollars. Some medical monitors cost thousands of dollars at that. Bargains for new and used medical equipment are very common and pretty easy to find. One great place to find blood pressure monitors for low cost is www.absolutemed.com. Also check online bulletin boards and disease support groups for free blood pressure monitors and other medical equipment or very cheap prices.
There are many companies that sell nothing but used and refurbished medical equipment, both brick and mortar and virtual stores. Health related charities and some clinics will have loaners or other free options as well. Drug companies often donate monitors to give to patients, so ask your doctor. You will also want to take your monitor in to calibrate it with a medically accurate blood pressure monitor so that you will know how real your readings really are. Ideally, your machine should be bio-med certified from time to time to ensure optimal condition of the machine and all cuffs and hoses.