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Blood Pressure
Author(s): Salvador A. Rositano
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Paper Abstract

Modern technology has effected major improvements in health care delivery, yet basic concepts for noninvasive blood pressure measurement have not changed significantly in 60 years. Sphygmomanometry has been improved by electronic pulse detectors, ultrasonic wall-motion sensors, automatic cycling, digital displays, etc.; however, little progress has been made to permit continuous, noninvasive ambulatory monitoring. Increased awareness of hypertension by the medical community and the general public has augmented the demand for reliable, easily administered methods. The three papers in this section demonstrate novel approaches toward improved blood pressure measurement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 1979
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0167, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Measurements, (19 June 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.956984
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Salvador A. Rositano, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0167:
Noninvasive Cardiovascular Measurements
Donald C. Harrison; Harry A. Miller; Eugene V. Schmidt, Editor(s)

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