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Measuring blood pressure at the wrist: more comfortable for patients and more convenient for doctors?

Abstract:

OBJECTIVES: To compare the agreement between conventional measurement of blood pressure and measurements obtained using two automated devices; and to compare how comfortable each of the three methods of measurement were for patients. METHODS: Blood pressure measurements and patient comfort scores were recorded using three different devices in 125-surgery and 40-community patients. The devices used were a conventional aneroid sphygmomanometer, an automated device that measured blood pressure o...

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10.1038/sj.ph.1900614

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de Lusignan, S More by this author
Meredith, K More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Public health
Volume:
114
Issue:
3
Pages:
165-168
Publication date:
2000-05-05
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EISSN:
1476-5616
ISSN:
0033-3506
URN:
uuid:b2bfa4c8-08e7-456c-b7f7-ae2767b746c3
Source identifiers:
244951
Local pid:
pubs:244951

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