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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Before the treadmill test, subjects remained supine in a quiet environment for 15 minutes and the resting brachial blood pressure (Korotkoff phase I and IV) was measured and recorded by means of audible sphygmomanometry using a calibrated mercury column sphygmomanometer with an appropriately sized cuff.
Sphygmomanometry should be performed in accordance with the recommended technique;