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Panasonic EW3003 Operating Instructions Manual

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For questions or assistance with your blood pressure
monitor, call us at 1-800-338-0552.
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Division of Panasonic Corporation of
North America
One Panasonic Way 3D-1
Secaucus, NJ 07094
No.1 EN,SP
© 2002 Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Before operating this device, please read these instructions completely and save this
manual for future use.
Antes de usar este dispositivo, lea completamente estas instrucciones y guarde este
Printed in China
manual para utilizarlo como referencia en el futuro.
Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
Monitor de Presión Arterial de Muñeca

Operating Instructions

Instrucciones de
funcionamiento
Model No. EW3003
Modelo No. EW3003
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    For questions or assistance with your blood pressure monitor, call us at 1-800-338-0552. Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way 3D-1 Secaucus, NJ 07094 No.1 EN,SP © 2002 Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    May 2003.” The display values are generally known, but not proven, to be an indicator of your blood pressure. The EW3003 is not intended to be a diagnostic device. Contact your physician if prehypertensive or hypertensive values are indicated. Table of Contents Introduction ...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing the Panasonic Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor EW3003. Measuring your own blood pressure is an important way of monitoring your health. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major health problem which can be treated effectively once detected. Measuring your blood pressure...
  • Page 4: Precautions To Ensure Safe, Reliable Operation

    about 5 minutes before taking the measurement. • The following situations may cause substantial variations in blood pressure readings and should therefore be avoided at least 30 minutes prior to taking your blood pressure. Blood pressure will be higher than usual: - when you are excited or tense - when you are taking a bath - during exercising or soon after exercising...
  • Page 5: Name And Function Of Each Product Part

    IMPORTANT: • Do not be alarmed by temporarily high or low readings because fluctuations in a person’s blood pressure are not uncommon. If possible, measure and record your blood pressure at the same time every day, and consult your physician if you have questions or concerns. •...
  • Page 6: Positioning The Pressure Cuff

    Center of the wrist Fig. 4-b When measuring in a sitting position, lightly clench the hand of the arm not fitted with the blood pressure monitor and rest it on the table. Fig. 5-c Center of the main unit Center of the wrist...
  • Page 7 If the blood pressure monitor is If the blood pressure monitor is positioned lower than the heart, the positioned higher than the heart, measured blood pressure value the measured blood pressure value may be high. may be low. If the posture applies pressure to...
  • Page 8: Measuring Your Blood Pressure

    Measuring Your Blood Pressure Fig. 6-a Relax during measurements. 1. Press the On/Off and Start button (Fig. 6-a). • All displays on the unit will light up for approx. 2 seconds (Fig. 6-b). • The cuff will begin to inflate automatically. Fig.
  • Page 9: Storing Blood Pressure Readings

    CAUTION: • For persons with poor circulation resulting from diabetes, liver disease, arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure or other conditions, there may be significant differences in blood pressure values measured at the wrist versus at the upper arm. • Do not confuse self-monitoring with self-diagnosis. •...
  • Page 10: Care And Maintenance

    Storing the Monitor 1. Fold the pressure cuff as indicated. (Fig. 11-a) 2. Put the blood pressure monitor in the storage case. (Fig. 11-b) • Be sure not to pinch the pressure cuff or 2cm gauge when closing the case.
  • Page 11: Specifications

    If the unit still appears to provide unusual or erroneous readings, Possible cause consult your physician. If the unit does not appear to be functioning properly, contact Panasonic at 1-800-338-0552. Specifications Method of measurement: Display:...