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blood pressure monitor

Etymology: AS, blod + L, premere, to press, monere, to warn
a device that automatically measures blood pressure and records the information continuously. Automatic monitoring of blood pressure is often used in surgery or in an intensive care unit where frequent monitoring is required.

blood pressure monitor

A device that automatically obtains and usually records the blood pressure at certain intervals, using the direct or indirect method of determining pressure. In some models, an alarm or light signal is activated if the pressure rises or falls to an abnormal level.
See also: monitor
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Market forecasters say sales of blood pressure monitors are expected to continue to rise over the next few years.
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I pick among blood pressure monitors in 1996 and has continued to evolve, according to the company spokesman.
for example, is offering a battery-powered MF-75 blood pressure monitor that utilizes a proprietary IQ system to dramatically reduce the measurement time necessary for accurate readings of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure and pulse.
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com/research/fbf2b5/global_blood_press) has announced the addition of the "Global Blood Pressure Monitor Market 2010-2014" report to their offering.

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