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- adj. Of or pertaining to oscillometry
- adj. Created by use of an oscillometer
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Most MicroLife hypertension monitoring home devices use the oscillometric method of measuring the rate of blood pressure.
The newer automated oscillometric devices calculate systolic and diastolic blood pressure based on the average pressure in the artery.
Kloner recommends that physicians using automatic oscillometric devices in their offices test them against a mercury manometer.
Kloner and his team compared auscultatory and oscillometric measurement by linking both devices to a single blood pressure cuff, making it possible to compare measurements for the same patient, for the same heartbeat.
There's been controversy over whether oscillometric devices are as accurate as the older technique, he added, and studies comparing the two approaches have had mixed results.
The effect of clothes on sphygmomanometric and oscillometric blood pressure measurement.
The effect of sleeved arms on oscillometric blood pressure measurement.