Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product UA-787 A&D
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T rilingual Instruction Guide – MODEL UA-787 English • Français • Español Q UICK R ESPONSE Blood Pr essur e Monitor.
THIS MONITOR IS CLINICALL Y V ALIDA TED ✓ This LifeSour ce ® blood pressure monitor has under gone and passed a Clinical V alidation study to determine the performance and accuracy . This monitor is clinically validated accor ding to the British Hypertension Society (BHS) stan- dar d.
Please read this important information befor e using your monitor . ☞ Please remember that only a medical practitioner is qualified to inter- pret your blood pr essure measurements. Use of this device should not replace r egular medical examinations.
Fast. Easy . Accurate. Congratulations on purchasing a state-of-the-art LifeSour ce ® blood pr essur e monitor—one of the most technologically advanced monitors available today . Designed for ease of use and accuracy , this monitor will facilitate your daily blood pr essur e r egimen.
WHA T DISPLA Y SYMBOLS MEAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E-2 MONITOR COMPONENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E-3 HOW UA-787 WORKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E-4 BEFORE YOU ST AR T . . . . . . . . .
LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-2 WHA T DISPLA Y SYMBOLS MEAN ? ? Display Symbol Recommended Action Measurement is in pr ogress, remain as still as possible. T ake measurement again and consult with your physician. Replace all batteries with new ones when the symbol blinks.
In Canada - Auto Control Medical (T oll-Free): 1-800-461-0991 MONITOR COMPONENTS ? E-3 ? SYSTOLIC PRESSURE MEMORY BUTT ON AC ADAPTER JACK ST AR T BUTTON CLOCK BUTT ON AIR HOSE EASY -FIT™ CUFF AIR CO.
Y ou must install 4 type AA (1.5 volt) batteries (alkaline batteries recommended), or use the AC Adapter (see page E-14 for using the Monitor with AC Adapter) and attach the cuf f to the monitor before using it. T o install batteries (or replace them if the “Low Battery” symbol appears on display), proceed as follows: 1.
Using the correct cuf f size is important for an accurate reading. A cuf f that is too lar ge will produce a r eading that is lower than the correct blood pressur e; a cuf f that is too small will produce a r eading that is higher than the correct blood pressur e.
Adjusting the Built-in Clock The UA-787 Quick Response monitor has a built-in clock that gives you the time and date and can tell you when a blood pressur e reading stored in mem- ory was taken. W e recommend that you adjust the clock prior to use. T o adjust the clock, follow these simple steps: 1.
Setting the Alar m The UA-787 Quick Response monitor allows you to set up to three alarms per day to notify you when to take your blood pressur e. T o set the alarm(s): 1. Press and hold the clock button until the digits start blinking. Then press and r elease the memor y button.
Tips for Blood Pressur e Monitoring: ☞ Relax for several minutes before measur ement. ☞ Do not smoke or ingest caf feine at least 30 minutes prior to measure- ment. ☞ Remove constricting clothing and place cuf f on bare arm. ☞ Unless your physician recommends otherwise, use left arm to measure pr essure.
In Canada - Auto Control Medical (T oll-Free): 1-800-461-0991 E-9 T AKING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE 4. Press the ST AR T button. Y our average blood pressur e reading will appear with the number of measur ements stored in memory (i.e. A25 = total of 25 measurements stored in memory).
LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-1 0 Measurement with the desir ed systolic pressure: If your systolic pressur e is expected to exceed 230 mmHg follow these steps: 1. Place the cuf f on the left arm, unless your physician tells you other wise.
WHA T IS AN IRREGULAR HEAR TBEA T ABOUT CUFF INFLA TION METER The UA-787 Blood Pressur e Monitor provides a blood pr essure and pulse rate measurement even when an irr egular heartbeat occurs. The Irregular Heartbeat symbol will appear in the display window in the event an Irregular Heartbeat has occur ed during measurement.
LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-12 ABOUT A VERAGE READING The UA-787 pr ovides an average blood pressure r eading based on the total measurements stor ed in memor y .
This monitor automatically stores up to sixty (280) blood pr essure and pulse measurements in memory . Measurements stored in memory are assigned an index number in the or der of the newest to the oldest. T o retrieve readings, follow these simple steps: 1.
USING THE MONITOR WITH AC ADAPTER LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-14 The UA-787 has an AC adapter jack to allow you to supply power fr om an outlet in your home. We r ecommend you use only the LifeSource AC adapter to avoid potential damage to the monitor .
What Is Blood Pressure? Blood pressur e is the force exerted by blood against the walls of the arteries. Systolic pressur e occurs when the heart contracts; diastolic pressure occurs when the heart expands. Blood pressur e is measured in millimeters of mer cur y (mmHg).
ABOUT BLOOD PRESSURE LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-16 Assessing High Blood Pressure for Adults The following standar ds for assessing high blood pressure (without r egard to age or gender) have been established as a guideline. Please note that other risk factors (e.
What Is Hypertension? Hypertension (high blood pressur e) is the diagnosis given when readings consistently rise above normal. It is well known that hypertension can lead to str oke, heart attack or other illness if left untreated.
ABOUT BLOOD PRESSURE LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-18 Answers to Why Y our Readings Are Different Between Home and at the Doctor’ s Of fice Why are my r eadings different bet.
Establishing Baseline Measurements The most important method to get an accurate blood pressur e measurement is consistency . T o get the most benefit out of your monitor , it is important to establish a “baseline measurement.” This helps build a foundation of meas- urements that you can use to compar e against future readings.
LifeSource Health Line (T oll-Free): 1-888-726-9966 E-20 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Nothing appears in the display , after I press the ST AR T button. The cuf f does not inflate. The unit does not measure. Readings are too high or too low . The value is dif fer- ent fr om that measured at a clinic or doctor’ s office.
SPECIFICA TIONS Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UA-787 T ype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oscillometric Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Digital, 20-mm character height Pressur e/pulse displayed simultaneously Time/Date .
Our pr oducts are designed and manufactured using the latest scientific and technological methods, and of fer accurate, easy to use, home monitoring and treatment options.
A division of A&D Engineering, Inc. 1756 Automation Parkway San Jose, CA 95131 www .LifeSourceOnline.com Pressure Rating Indicator and Easy-Fit TM Cuf f are trademarks and LifeSour ce is a registered trademark of A&D Medical. Pr essur e Rating Indicator is patent pending.
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