Who invented the computerized blood pressure machine?

Answer 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 »

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Who invented the blood pressure machine?

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 »

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 »

My blood pressure is high when the Dr. checks it but not on my home machine are these machines reliable?

You might have what is known as white coat syndrome. Your home equipment should be accurate. If you have some one with a manual cuff, you should have them check it with that and see how far off i... Read More »