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]

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]
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A major oscillometer drawback is that pressure difference between both methods in ankle varies significantly according to the pressure range, with a potential loss of sensitivity.
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.
For example, oscillometers measure arterial distensibility, an important measure because stiff arteries tend to occlude and limit nutrient delivery.
Pachon produced a simple and practical modification of von Bernd's oscillometer in an airtight box with a glass window.
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.
Runciman, "A comparative study of the measurement of mean arterial blood pressure using automatic oscillometers, arterial cannulation and auscultation," Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol.