Who invented the blood pressure machine?

Answer The blood pressure monitor was originally invented in 1881 by an Austrian physician named Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch. His design was modified in 1896 by an Italian pediatrician named Sc... Read More »

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Who invented the computerized blood pressure machine?

The Department of Health and Human Services recently honored African American Michael Croslin (1933-1989) for developing the computerized blood pressure device. Croslin was also credited with inven... Read More »

What is the name of the blood pressure machine?

The correct term for a blood pressure machine is a blood pressure monitor. Modern blood pressure monitors, as of 2011, are easy to use, have cuffs to fit all sizes of arms, and digital readers that... Read More »

What do you call the machine that reads your blood pressure?

Health professionals use a device called a sphygmomanometer to measure blood pressure. The instrument's rubber cuff is wrapped around a person's arm. When inflated, the cuff measures and records bo... Read More »

Who invented the blood pressure monitor?

Austrian physician Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch invented the blood pressure monitor in 1881. Although earlier monitors existed, they were crude and invasive, while von Basch's version con... Read More »