MABIS SmartSpeed Plus 04-186-006 Instruction manual

SmartSpeed Plus
Automatic Digital
Blood Pressure Monitor
with Memory
04-186-001 (Adult size cuff)
04-186-006 (Large adult size cuff)
Please read this instruction manual
completely before operating this unit.
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Lifetime Limited Warranty
MABIS Healthcare guarantees that its Digital Blood Pressure Monitor will be free from
manufacturing defects under normal use for as long as the original purchaser owns the
This warranty covers only normal use, and does not apply to use in any clinical or
commercial applications. This warranty does not cover batteries or other power sources
that may be provided with or used with the Digital Blood Pressure Monitor. This warranty is
voided if the Digital Blood Pressure Monitor product is misused or abused in any manner.
If the Digital Blood Pressure Monitor fails to operate during the time the original purchaser
owns it, return it postage prepaid to: MABIS Healthcare, Attn: Repair Department, 1931
Norman Drive, Waukegan, IL 60085. MABIS will repair or replace the defective unit at the
option of MABIS Healthcare. Repair or replacement of the defective unit, at the warrantor’s
option, is the sole remedy under this warranty.
PRODUCT. Some states do not allow limitations or how long an implied warranty lasts, so
the above limitation may not apply to you.
This warranty constitutes the warrantor’s only responsibility and obligation to repair and/or
replace materials or components, or refund the purchase price. MABIS will not be
responsible for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages
or other loss, including, but not limited to, damage to or loss of other property or
equipment and personal injuries, whether to purchaser or others. MABIS shall in no event
be liable to the purchaser for any amount in excess of the cost of repair and/or
replacement of the unit, or the purchase price of the unit. Some states do not allow the
exclusive or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or
exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary
from state to state.
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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Manufactured by:
MABIS Healthcare
1931 Norman Drive • Waukegan, IL 60085
847-680-6811 • FAX 847-680-9646 •
Product Identification and Caution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
General Blood Pressure Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
Important Information Before Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Battery Installation/Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Setting the Date/Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Applying Your Blood Pressure Cuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11
Taking Your Blood Pressure Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13
Recalling Measurements in Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Description of Display Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Care and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Sample Blood Pressure Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Product Identification and Caution
To achieve the maximum benefit from your blood pressure monitor, we
recommend that you first consult with your physician or trained health care
AC Adapter Connector
Set Button
Digital Display
Time Button
Thank you for purchasing an Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor. With
proper care and use, your monitor will provide you with many years of
reliable readings.
The method of measurement that your Automatic Monitor uses is called
the oscillometric method. The monitor detects your blood’s movement
through the artery in your arm and converts the movements into a digital
reading. The oscillometric method does not require a stethoscope, making
the monitor easy-to-use.
Arm Cuff
Your Automatic Monitor is specially enhanced with SmartSpeed® Plus
technology, which calculates both systolic, diastolic and pulse readings with
time and date while the cuff is inflating. This provides you with shorter
measuring time and enhanced comfort.
POWER Button
User-Select Button
Blood pressure readings determined with this device are equivalent to
measurements obtained by a trained observer using the cuff/stethoscope
auscultation method, within the limits prescribed by the American National
Standard for Electronic or Automated Sphygmomanometers.
While taking a measurement, you can stop the inflation or deflation
process of the cuff at any time by pressing the POWER button.
General Blood Pressure Information
What is Blood Pressure?
Blood pressure is the pressure that is exerted by blood flowing against the
walls of the blood vessels throughout your body.
Your heart, which is the center of the circulatory system, provides the
force for the blood to flow or circulate. When your heart contracts or beats,
the blood is forced through the blood vessels increasing the pressure. This
is the highest pressure in the cycle or what is referred to as SYSTOLIC
BLOOD PRESSURE. In between beats, your heart relaxes and your blood
pressure decreases. This is referred to as DIASTOLIC BLOOD
This complete series of events which occurs in a single heartbeat is
known as the CARDIAC CYCLE.
Your Digital Blood Pressure Monitor will automatically read your blood
pressure and display both systolic and diastolic readings on the screen.
Your systolic will be positioned as the upper number and the diastolic
reading will be the lower number.
Blood pressure is measured in millimeters (mm) of Mercury (Hg) and is
generally recorded with the systolic pressure (120) listed first and the
diastolic pressure (80) listed second. The numbers are typically separated
by a slash mark ( / ) as shown above.
Both pressure readings, the SYSTOLIC and the DIASTOLIC, are
necessary for a physician to evaluate the status of a patient’s blood
What Influences Blood Pressure?
Many factors such as genetics, age, sex, altitude, physical activity, anxiety,
muscular development, certain medications or even the time of day can
influence blood pressure. Influences such as sleep or relaxation decreases
blood pressure, while anxiety or exercise increases blood pressure.
Why Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home?
A visit to a physician’s office can be a stressful situation for a patient. And,
anxiety is a known factor in raising blood pressure. This temporary
occurrence of elevated blood pressure at the physician’s office is
commonly referred to as “white coat syndrome”.
Whether or not you experience “white coat syndrome”, home blood
pressure monitoring provides you with the opportunity to supplement your
physician’s office measurements. These home readings, when taken over
a period of time, can show an accurate indication of change. Furthermore,
your records can assist your physician in evaluating your health and in
making important decisions in the diagnosis and treatment of your
condition. Because of this, it is important to take consistent, daily
measurements of your blood pressure.
The variations in your individual readings should only be interpreted by
your physician or a trained health care professional.
WHO Blood Pressure Classifications
Standards for assessment of high or low blood pressure, regardless of
age, have been established by the World Health Organization (WHO) as
shown in the chart on the following page.
Please contact your physician for specific information regarding your own
blood pressure.
High - Normal
Mild Hypertension
Moderate Hypertension
Severe Hypertension
Isolated Systolic Hypertension
This chart is only a general guideline. Please contact your physician to
Important Information Before Use
1. Blood pressure measurements should only be interpreted by a
physician or a trained health care professional who is familiar with your
medical history. Through regular use of this device and recording of
your measurements, you can keep your physician informed of the
changes in your blood pressure.
2. Perform your measurement in a quite place. You should be seated in a
relaxed position.
3. Avoid smoking, eating, taking medication, alcohol consumption or
physical activity 30 minutes prior to taking a reading. If you are
exhibiting signs of stress, avoid taking your measurement until the
feeling subsides.
4. Rest 15 minutes prior to taking a reading.
5. Remove any constrictive clothing or jewelry that may interfere with the
cuff placement.
Variations in Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure (mmHg)
Blood pressure can be influenced by many factors. This change can occur
from moment to moment. Normally, blood pressure is lowest during the
sleeping period and rises during the day. The graph below represents the
variations in blood pressure shown over a day with measurements taken
every 5 minutes.
12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
The dotted line represents
the sleep period. The rise in
blood pressure at 1 p.m.
(A in the graph) corresponds
to a stressful occurrence
and at 7 p.m. (B in the
graph) a period of exercise.
6. Keep the monitor stable during measurements. Remain still; do not talk
during measurements.
7. Record your daily blood pressure and pulse readings on a chart.
8. Take your readings at the same time, each day (or as recommended by
your physician) to get an accurate indication of change in your true
blood pressure.
9. Wait a minimum of 15 minutes between readings to allow for the blood
vessels to return to normal. The wait time may vary depending on your
individual physiological characteristics.
10. This device is intended for adult use.
While taking a measurement, you can stop the inflation or deflation
process of the cuff at any time by pressing the POWER button.
Battery Installation/Replacement
Setting the Date/Time
Replace the batteries when the Low Battery symbol
appears on the display, Fig. 1, or when the display
remains blank when the POWER button is pressed.
To change the batteries:
1. Press the Set Button to enter into the Time
Adjustment mode. The blinking Month will
display, Fig. 1.
1. Press down and lift the cover in the direction of
the arrows as shown, Fig. 2.
3. Press the Set Button to confirm entry.
2. Insert or replace 4 AA batteries into the
compartment, matching the indicated polarity
2. Press the Time Button to change.
4. The blinking Date, Fig. 2, followed by Hour and
Minutes will display. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to
adjust the date/time setting.
Fig. 1
3. To close, match up and connect the bottom hooks
of the cover, then push the top end.
NOTE: It is recommended to remove the
batteries if the unit will not be used for an
extended period of time.
Fig. 1
5. After setting the time and date, the time will
appear on the display, Fig. 3. Press the POWER
button to turn the unit off. Press the POWER
button again to turn the unit on to take a reading.
Press Set button
AC Power Adapter (optional)
An AC adapter is available separately for
battery-free operation. The AC adapter
plugs into the back of the unit as shown.
Please remember to practice electrical
safety precautions while using the adapter.
Fig. 2
Blinking Month
Fig. 2
AC Adapter Connection
Press Time button to
change Month
Press Set button
confirm the entry
AC Adapter
Output: 12V DC 600mA (3.8Ø/1.3Ø)
Fig. 3
Applying Your Blood Pressure Cuff
Avoid smoking, eating, taking medication, alcohol consumption or physical
activity 30 minutes prior to taking a reading. If you are exhibiting signs of
stress, avoid taking your measurement until the feeling subsides. Rest 15
minutes prior to taking a reading.
NOTE: If for any reason you are unable to or should not use your left arm,
please modify the following instructions and apply the cuff to your right
arm. Your physician can tell you which arm is best for you to use.
1. Remove any constrictive clothing or jewelry that may interfere with the
cuff placement.
6. The bottom edge of the cuff should be
positioned approximately one inch ABOVE
the elbow joint, Fig. 3.
7. Reaching underneath your left arm with your
right hand, pull the end of the cuff towards
your body to tighten the cuff, Fig. 4. Wrap and
secure the cuff making sure that the ( ) mark
remains as shown, Fig. 2.
8. The cuff should fit comfortably, yet snugly
around your arm. You should be able to insert
one finger between your arm and the cuff.
Fig. 4
2. Be seated with your feet flat on the floor.
5. Insert your left arm into the cuff (cylinder).
Position the ( ) mark over the main artery
(on the inside of your arm), Fig. 2.
NOTE: The cuff size is suitable for use when the vertical ‘index’ mark is
within the horizontal ‘OK’ range. A different sized cuff is needed if the
‘index’ mark is outside the ‘OK’ range.
3. Position the cuff on a solid surface with the tubing facing UP and AWAY
from you. The metal bar on the cuff should be to the left of the tubing.
4. Widen or open the cuff by pulling or rolling
the bottom of the cuff towards the right,
Fig. 1. This should open the cuff, creating a
cylinder. Do not extend the cuff beyond the
metal bar.
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
Fig. 3
Taking Your Blood Pressure Reading
4. Press the POWER button again to turn the unit on.
The unit will run a self-test, Fig. 4.
5. The cuff will automatically begin to inflate, with
varying speeds of inflation.
Proceed only after reading the previous sections of this manual.
Remember! Do not talk during the measurement.
6. The display will show the increasing pressure in the
cuff, Fig. 5.
1. Position the monitor on a flat, stable
surface with the digital display in view.
Insert the cuff tubing connector into the
left side of the monitor, Fig. 1.
Fig. 1
7. Once the systolic pressure is reached, the cuff will
exhaust all air.
Fig. 4
8. Your blood pressure (systolic and diastolic)
measurement and pulse rate will display
simultaneously, Fig. 6.
2. Rest your elbow on a solid surface with
your palm facing upward. Elevate your
arm so that the cuff is at the same level
as your heart, Fig. 2. Relax your left
9. Your reading will be automatically stored in memory.
10.To conserve energy, press the POWER button to
turn the unit off. Otherwise, the unit will automatically
shut off after approximately 1 minute.
3. Select the memory bank you want your
reading to be stored in by pressing the
User-Select button to alternate between,
memory bank 1 or 2, Fig. 3. Press the
POWER button to confirm your selection.
11.Disconnect the tubing from the monitor prior to
Fig. 5
Fig. 2
Fig. 6
Fig. 3
Recalling Measurements in Memory
You can recall up to 50 measurements plus an average of the three most
recently stored measurements in memory from each memory bank. These
measurements can be shared with your physician or trained health care
Description of Display Symbols
1. Press the MEMORY button. The first reading
displayed is the average of the last three
measurements stored in memory. The letter ‘A’ wil
appear on the display, Fig. 1.
Appears when pulse reading
is displayed.
Record pulse reading.
2. Continue to press the MEMORY button to view the
next previously stored measurement, Figs. 2-3.
Appears when recalling a
measurement from memory.
Memory recall function
in progress.
Memory banks.
Select bank for memory
storage or recall.
Appears when battery
voltage is excessively low.
Replace batteries with
new ones.
NOTE: Each memory bank can store up to 50 readings.
When the number of readings exceeds 50, the oldest
data will be replaced with the new record.
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
Appears when measurement
cannot be obtained.
Fig. 3
Wait a minimum of 15
minutes and remeasure.
Loosen cuff to allow
blood circulation in the
Product Specifications
If any abnormality occurs during use, please check and correct the
Display is blank when power is on.
Check and correct the polarity of
the installed batteries. Reinstall or
replace batteries.
Measurement incomplete or
abnormally low or high values
Review and follow ‘Applying Your
Blood Pressure Cuff’ and ‘Taking
Your Blood Pressure Reading’
sections. Replace the batteries.
Measurements are different from
those typically measured by
physician or every measurement
reading is different.
Remember, blood pressure
readings are influenced by physical
and mental conditions and/or even
the time of day. Daily measurement
recordings should be interpreted
by your physician.
Care and Maintenance
Disconnect the cuff tubing from the monitor prior to storing.
Only use a soft, dry cloth to clean your blood pressure monitor.
Avoid using any types of liquids on the monitor or cuff.
Do not store the unit where it will be exposed to direct sunlight, dust or
5. Avoid extreme temperatures.
6. Never disassemble the monitor or cuff.
7. Dropping or subjecting your blood pressure monitor to strong shocks
should be avoided.
Name and Model Number
Display System
Measuring Method
Power Source
Measuring Range
Automatic Power Off
Battery Life
Arm Circumference Range
Options (sold separately)
MABIS SmartSpeed® Plus Automatic Digital
Blood Pressure Monitor, 04-186-001, 04-186-006
Digital display/LCD
4 AA batteries
Pressure: 20 to 280 mmHg
Pulse: 40-180 beats/minute
Pressure: ±3 mmHg
Pulse: ±5% of reading
Automatic pressurization by pump
Automatic pressure release valve
Two built-in memory banks enabling display of up to
50 measurements each plus average of three most
recent measurements
Approximately 1 minute after last button operation
Approximately 150 measurements
50°F – 104°F (10°C – 40°C)
40% to 85% RH (non-condensing)
14°F – 140°F (-10°C – 60°C)
10% to 95% RH (non-condensing)
14.1 oz. (without batteries)
5-7/8” x 3-3/4” x 3”
Adult size fits arm circumference:
8-5/8” – 12-5/8” (22-32 cm)
Large adult size fits arm circumference:
12-5/8” – 16-1/2” (32-42 cm)
Cuff, nylon storage case, detailed guidebook, four
AA batteries, Quick Start Guides
Adult size cuff, Large Adult size cuff, Wide-RangeTM
cuff fits arm circumference 8-5/8” – 18” (22-46 cm)
AC adapter
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
#91-032-186 04/05
©2005 MABIS Healthcare
Sample Blood Pressure Log
SmartSpeed Plus
Monitor Automático Digital
para Presión Arterial
con Memoria
04-186-001 (Brazalete tamaño adulto)
04-186-006 (Brazalete tamaño adulto grande)
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