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Why did Samuel siegfried Karl ritter von basch name the sphygmomanometer a sphygmomanometer?

  The reason is the following: sphigmos means pulse in Greek; therefore sphigmoman├│meter means the measurement of the pulse; in fact the concept of blood pressure appeare (MORE)

Does the cuff of the sphygmomanometer have any effect on the measurement of blood pressure?

  definitely. the manner by which you wrap the cuff on the person's arm determines the accuracy of the measurement of BP. if you wrap it too tightly you will get false hig (MORE)
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What is a sphygmomanometer used for?

It is used to measure blood pressure - it's the inflatable blood pressure cuff you see at the doctors.
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What is a sphygmomanometer?

A sphygmomanometer is medical device that is used to measure the blood pressure of a person. It consists of a cuff that can be inflated to stop the blood flow and mercury mete (MORE)
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Function of sphygmomanometer?

1.The function of a sphygmomanometer is to measure blood pressure. 2. Capillary fragility test 3. Stop bleeding or stop poison from spreading to other parts
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What are the functions of the parts of sphygmomanometer?

The sphygmomanometer is a device used to measure blood pressure.  The cuff restricts arterial blood flow, the bulb inflates the cuff,  the valve on the bulb deflates the cuf (MORE)

Who invented the sphygmomanometer?

    Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch. Scipione Riva-Rocci, an Italian physician,  
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What is the function of cuff of sphygmomanometer?

  The cuff is inflated, applying steadily rising pressure to the blood vessels in the arm. As the blood is cut off and can no longer be heard, a reading is taken of the pr (MORE)
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How do you take the reading of a sphygmomanometer?

To take the reading of a sphygmomanometer, you will need to first inflate the cuff to the desired pressure which is usually 200 mmHg. Then, listen for the first sound that you (MORE)