aneroid manometer


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an·er·oid ma·nom·e·ter

a manometer in which the pressure is indicated by a revolving pointer moved by a diaphragm or Bourdon tube exposed to the pressure.
Synonym(s): dial manometer
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This study demonstrated that the automated digital modalities record lower readings than the aneroid manometer, whether arm or wrist type.
In multiple studies from the 1970s to 1990s, the accuracy of aneroid manometers in measuring blood pressure has repeatedly been shown to vary by about 35%.
When reading mercury column or aneroid manometers, operators tend to error by recording a zero as the last digit in the systolic and diastolic reading rather than the nearest 2 mmHg; for example, 116 becomes 120 or 74 is recorded as 70.3