The Qardio QardioArm is part of the Blood pressure monitor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blood pressure monitor models like the QardioArm are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Accuracy: Accuracy is based on how the model's readings compared with those taken on a mercury sphygmomanometer used by two trained testers.
Convenience: Convenience is based on pluses and minuses of the model's features (such as irregular heartbeat detection, a blood-pressure risk category indicator, and multiple user memories).
Comfort: Comfort is based on opinion scores given by test subjects.
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