sphygmomanometry


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sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·try

(sfig'mō-mă-nom'ĕ-trē),
Determination of the blood pressure by means of a sphygmomanometer.

sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·try

(sfig'mō-mă-nom'ĕ-trē)
Determination of the blood pressure by means of a sphygmomanometer.
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Comparison of wrist blood pressure measurement with conventional sphygmomanometry at a cardiology outpatient clinic.
Blood pressures were measured using mercury sphygmomanometers (Richter, Germany) in the sitting position according to the standard guidelines for measurement of blood pressure by sphygmomanometry.
Resting brachial blood pressure measured by audible sphygmomanometry (Korotkoff phase I and IV) was recorded with the patient supine.
Noninvasive monitors, including electrocardiography, automated sphygmomanometry, and pulse oximetry, are currently used in virtually all patients undergoing surgery, most patients in medical and surgical intensive care units, and many patients in nonspecialized nursing units.
Mercury sphygmomanometry readings are considered the "gold standard" and, unlike other devices, do not have to be calibrated.
During dialysis, blood pressures were measured by sphygmomanometry at 30-minute intervals prior to meals and every 15 minutes following meals.