Medical Equipment Maintenance: User Maintenance Checklist Sphygmomanometers (B.P. sets) Mobile App
The Medical Equipment Maintenance: User Maintenance Checklist Sphygmomanometers (B.P.
How does it work?
sets) mobile app is intended to be a guide for the medical equipment user to carry out basic maintenance tasks. As most equipment problems are either simple or user-related it is the aim that the better care and regular maintenance enabled by this manual will have a significant positive effect on the delivery of healthcare. The maintenance tasks are placed in daily and weekly checklists. This will help in planning time for them to be carried out. In most cases, for daily tasks the beginning of the working day will be best, but any time will suit as long as the job is done. For weekly tasks, it may be easier to allocate a different day for each type of equipment, to spread the load through the week. A simple timetable with the person responsible can be used as a reminder.Blood pressure is an indicator of several diseases as well as of general health. It is an easy screening test using simple equipment. A sphygmomanometer can be used to measure the blood pressure at the high point (systolic) and low point (diastolic) of the cardiac pressure cycle. Pressure is usually measured using a cuff on the upper arm.