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What instrument is used to measure BP ?

what instrument is used to measure blood pressure?
Sat, 3 Sep 2011
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Hi,
Thanks for query,
The instrument is called Sphygmomenometer.
Few varieties are available.
1Mercury instrument,
2,Dial instrument and
3,Electronic instrument.
Mercury type instrument is better.
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  User's Response
Not sure if I can spell this right but it is called a sphygmomamnomameter. but they just call it a sphyg. My wife is a nurse and here in the UK nurses do home visits they need some of there own equipment not provided by the NHS I got that a stethoscope and a thermometer. For her birthday.
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