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JRM Vol.20 No.6 pp. 824-827
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2008.p0824
(2008)

Paper:

Accurate, Easy-to-Use Sphygmomanometer – “Arm-in Memo” Blood-Pressure Meter Developed Based on “Compliance with Measurement”

Yousuke Asou

Marketing Development and Planning Home Healthcare Products Group Terumo Corporation, 1-8-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Received:
January 10, 2008
Accepted:
June 30, 2008
Published:
December 20, 2008
Keywords:
metabolic syndrome, home blood pressure, compliance with measurement, communication, visualization
Abstract

The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine and its seven related organizations, in announcing its diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome on April 8, 2005, demonstrated the importance of lifestyle change in minimizing the syndrome’s effects. Needless to say, the control required to change lifestyles is difficult to cultivate and to continue. We looked at how self-control is supported using a home-use sphygmomanometer, or blood-pressure meter, detailing an actual development case centering on the “compliance with measurement” concept.

Cite this article as:
Yousuke Asou, “Accurate, Easy-to-Use Sphygmomanometer – “Arm-in Memo” Blood-Pressure Meter Developed Based on “Compliance with Measurement”,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.20, No.6, pp. 824-827, 2008.
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