Welch Allyn DS54 DuraShock Thumbscrew Blood Pressure Gauge
The Welch Allyn DS54 DuraShock Thumbscrew Blood Pressure Gauge is a robust sphygmomanometer for measuring blood pressure in even difficult environments, without the need for a power source. It is supplied with a versatile adult cuff that will fit arms with circumferences between 25cm and 34cm.
Your purchase of the Welch Allyn DS54 DuraShock Thumbscrew Blood Pressure Gauge will include:
- 1 x DuraShock gauge and inflation bulb
- 1 x Latex-free adult cuff (25cm to 34cm)
- 1 x Soft carry case
- 1 x Five year warranty
What are the Benefits of This Sphygmomanometer?
As well as representing great value for money this sphygmomanometer is exceptionally durable. What's more, since it is a manual blood pressure monitor, you can trust that it will continue to produce readings regardless of mains supply or battery life.
What Are the Features of This Sphygmomanometer?
To provide robust blood pressure measurements – even in harder conditions – this monitor includes the following features:
- Shock resistant – can be dropped 30 inches (76cm) without requiring recalibration
- Thumbscrew air release valve – is easy and convenient to use
- Includes adult cuff – which supports arm circumferences of 25cm to 34cm
- Latex-free cuff – for more sensitive arms
- Widely Compatible – with all Welch Allyn FlexiPort cuffs
- Five year warranty on gauge – so you can be confident in the quality of your purchase
Just How Durable Is the DuraShock Blood Pressure Gauge?
This blood pressure gauge has been tested by the demanding AAMI shock resistance test. Not only can it fall without breaking, but it can be dropped 30 inches (76cm) without requiring recalibration. It is ideal for use when drops or bumps are more likely.
Who Is This Sphygmomanometer For?
As a uniquely durable blood pressure measurement device, the DuraShock Blood Pressure Gauge is ideal for any medical professional who needs to take blood pressure measurements in a chaotic environment, or away from an easy power supply. Its great value and high precision also make it perfect for students, or for medical professionals in general looking for a cheaper alternative to electronic devices. As an added benefit, the robust construction and DuraShock technology behind this instrument result in an improved lifespan, without the need for regular recalibration.
Which Cuff is Provided with the DuraShock Blood Pressure Gauge?
A FlexiPort upper arm cuff for arm circumferences between 25cm and 34cm is supplied with this sphygmomanometer. The cuff is latex free, so it is appropriate for use by those with latex allergies or sensitive skin. In addition to this, the DuraShock Blood Pressure Gauge is compatible with any other Welch Allyn FlexiPort cuff.
How Do I Measure Arm Circumference?
Arm circumference is measured at the bicep. If you do not have a flexible measuring tape, you can wrap a piece of string around your arm and measure it against a ruler.
What Is the Thumbscrew Air Release Valve?
The thumbscrew air release value is a simple manual screw-valve used to release air from the cuff after inflation. Its fine control allows for the gradual release of air from the cuff.
What Is the Warranty Provided with This Device?
The manufacturer offers a five year warranty with the DuraShock Blood Pressure Gauge. This means that you can be confident in the quality and longevity of its construction.