Citizen CH-403C User Manual

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Rubber cuff hose
Systolic blood pressure display section
Diastolic blood pressure/ Pulse display section
Power switch
Start switch
Memory recall switch
Pressure setting switch
Hose plug
Battery cover
Memory reset switch
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Hose socket
Measuring method: Indication: Measuring range: Accuracy: Inflation: Pressurization setting: Deflation: Exhaust: Memory function: Power source: Battery life:
Rated voltage: Working temp. & humidity: Storage temp. & humidity: Outside dimensions: Weight: Electric shock protection: Accessories:
*Specifications may be changed without notice in the event of improvements being made.
Oscillometric system Digital display, Height: 19mm Pressure; 0 280mmHg, Pulse; 40 200 beat/min. Pressure; ±3mmHg, Pulse; ±5% Automatic inflation by internal pump 4 stage: 130, 160, 200, 250mmHg Automatic constant speed deflation system Quick exhaust by electromagnetic valve 7 data 4 “AA” (R6P, LR6) batteries Approx. 400 times/LR6 Approx. 200 times/R6P (once a day, 160mmHg, room temp. 22°C) 6V DC +10°C +40°C, 30% 85%RH –20°C +60°C, 10% 95%RH 135mm(W) × 130mm(D) × 50.5mm(H) Approx. 360g (Apparatus and batteries) Type B equipment Cuff, 4 “AA” (R6P) batteries, Instruction manual
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After cleaning the cuff with a neutral detergent, lightly rinse it with water and let it dry in the air. Hard rubbing or washing
General Remarks on blood pressure measurement
• If the cuff is to be deflated quickly, depress “POWER” switch.
• The attached cuff is suited for an arm circumstance of 22cm to 32cm.
• When attaching the cuff, rubber cuff hose should be placed on the inside of your arm on top of the arterial.
• Self measurement is no therapy! In no case may you change the dosage of medication prescribed by your physician.
• In operation for blood pressure measurement, you should urinate and should remain relatively still for 10 to 15 min­utes prior to measurement.
• Exercise, eating and drinking, smoking, etc., prior to mea­surement may affect the results.
• The blood pressure varies constantly throughout the day. Mea­surement should be made regularly at the same time each day.
• Do NOT be impressed by the results of one measurement. Keep a record of blood pressure variations. Many readings tell a story.
• Emotional stress may tend to cause pressure to rise.
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in a washing machine will cause air leakage. Also, be careful not to get water into the air hose.
For proper measurement of blood pressure
• Take a deep breath five or six time and then relax before measuring blood pressure. If you are tense when taking the measurement, you will not get a valid reading.
• Blood pressure will be elevated when you are in a worri­some or irritated state, suffering from lack of sleep or con­stipation, or after exercise or a meal.
• Putting on the cuff is one of the most important tasks for ensuring proper measurement of blood pressure. cuff around the arm and tighten it so that one finger may be inserted between the cuff and arm.
• Do NOT measure blood pressure after bathing or drinking.
• When you feel like relieving yourself, you should do so be­fore measuring blood pressure.
• Measure blood pressure where the room temperature is about 20˚C. Do NOT measure blood pressure when it is too cold (below 10˚C) or too hot (above 40˚C) in the room.
• Do NOT measure blood pressure immediately after drink­ing coffee or tea or smoking.
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• Measure blood pressure with a relaxed and quiet posture. Keep the center of the cuff at the level of your heart, and do NOT move your arm or talk during measurement.
• Do NOT keep on measuring so many times, as your arm will have built up congestion of blood, and you will not get a valid reading.
Precautions for use
• If you suffer from heart disease, high blood pressure or other circulatory disease, please consult your doctor first.
• If you feel abnormal pressure of the cuff during use or any other irregularity, reduce the pressure by immediately switching off the power or removing the batteries and con­sult the sales outlet where purchased.
• If you think the measured value is abnormal or if measur­ing makes you feel unwell, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
• Measurement of blood pressure may not be possible for someone with a weak pulse or arrhythmia.
• Congestion, swelling, etc. may occur in some people.
• If blood pressure is measured repeatedly, an accurate re­sult will not be achieved. An interval of about 10 minutes should be allowed.
• The memory is erased if the batteries are removed for re­placement, etc. and a record should be kept of any neces­sary data.
Precautions for maintenance
• Do NOT store the blood pressure monitor where it will be exposed to direct sunlight, high temperature (over 60˚C), low temperature (below –20˚C), high relative humidity (over 95%) or in a dusty place.
• Do NOT expose the blood pressure monitor to under force or vibration, or drop it.
• Remove the battery/batteries when not in use for a long pe­riod.
• Do NOT disassemble the apparatus.
• Do NOT bend the cuff or air hose unnecessarily.
• NEVER wipe the blood pressure monitor with thinner or benzene, as they may damage it.
• When the monitor is very dirty, wipe it clean with a cloth moistened with Sterilizing alcohol or a neutral detergent, and then wipe it with a dry cloth. Do NOT use thinner or benzene.
Nature and frequency of maintenance:
This products is designed for use over an extended period of time; however, it is generally recommended that it be inspected every two years to ensure proper function and performance.
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