oscillometer


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oscillometer

 [os″ĭ-lom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring oscillations.

os·cil·lom·e·ter

(os'i-lom'ĕ-tĕr),
An apparatus for measuring oscillations of any kind, especially those of the bloodstream in sphygmometry.
See also: sphygmooscillometer.
[L. oscillo, to swing, + G. metron, measure]

oscillometer

/os·cil·lom·e·ter/ (os″ĭ-lom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring oscillations.

os·cil·lom·e·ter

(os'i-lom'ĕ-tĕr)
An apparatus for measuring oscillations of any kind, especially those of the bloodstream.
[L. oscillo, to swing, + G. metron, measure]

oscillometer

an instrument for measuring oscillations.
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In the impulse oscillometer, the impedance (Z) used in the measurement is the sum of the forces required to form a pressure wave along the respiratory tract.
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that simple oscillometers are suitable for use in the theatre, and also have advantages of their own.
The upgraded hospital, with a bed capacity of 60, has multi-speciality wings, technologically advanced intensive care unit, plus labour, paediatric as well as surgical wards, and operation theatre, and new laboratories and state-of-the-art medical equipments like multipara monitor, defibrillator, pulse oscillometer, foetal monitor, and ENT and anesthetic devices.