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Participated in study, links heart disease with bipolar disorder. Used a machine. What is it called?

Hi today I participated in a study that links heart disease with bipolar disorder. They used a machine on me that I think monitors blood markers or vessels or something along those lines by putting my index fingers in these cuffs for 7 minutes and then adding pressure with a cuff to my left arm for another 3 minutes. You wouldn't know what this machine is called, would you?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

In most of the trials, the doctor or the patient are not allowed to know many things - to avoid influencing the outcome - "Double Blind" studies...
It does not seem reasonable or realistic to suggest some suitable solutions - - with the incomplete information...
Such a 'machine' usually records heart rate / blood pressure / Oxygen saturation / rarely other parameters...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 5 May 2013
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