USE OF DOPPLER SHIFT DETECTION FOR DETERMINING PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE
- Using Ultrasound to Clarify a Nondiagnostic V/Q Scan. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;12/15/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p2669
Presents a study by K.R. Daniel and other that evaluated the diagnostic utility of the lower extremity Doppler ultrasound scan in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that negative findings on a single lower extremity venous ultrasound...
- Vital signs monitors. Bauer, Jeff // RN;Jul2002, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p61
Lists portable vital signs monitors with corresponding manufacturers of equipment in the U.S. Functions of noninvasive blood pressure monitors; Comparison of each monitors' capability and functions; Features of DINAMAP PRO 300 monitor from GE Medical Systems.
- Accuracy of double stethoscope device for blood pressure evaluation. Amiri, S. E.; Nasiri, E.; Mouhammadpour, R. A. // Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences (JMUMS);2008, Vol. 17 Issue 62, p7
Background and Purpose: Blood pressure (BP) is routinely evaluated intermittently during the clinical status for care and treatment. The most common method to measure BP is by using the sphygmomanometer with a stethoscope. This method may be difficult for medical students that will use BP for...
- Taking Blood Pressure in the Dental Office. Wong, Elise // Ontario Dentist;May2006, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p28
The article presents the appropriate steps involved in taking manual blood pressure of dental patients. The sphygmomanometer is an instrument required for both palpation and auscultation. The palpation method is used to estimate the systolic pressure of a patient when the baseline blood pressure...
- Doppler Shift. // Global Telephony;Mar2001, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p10
Reports the development of cellular telephones creating a Doppler shift to measure vital signs. Observation of Doppler shift from organ movement; Examination of the prototype detector; Mechanism of the mobile phone.
- Instant blood pressure fix. Harrar, Sarí N. // Prevention;Sep2006, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p47
The article reports that sitting in a chair with feet and arms supported results in lower blood pressure. Being tested while on a doctor's table with no support of extremities creates an excited or anxious state, leading to higher systolic pressure readings. It is recommended that a person sit...
- Shhh ... Is Your Body Trying to Tell You Something? WALTER, LAURA // EHS Today;Nov2012, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p72
The article presents ways of decoding possible sickness and illnesses of individuals in the U.S. It states that human bodies send vital signs of possible onset of problems and ignoring them can lead to life or death severity. It states that mini-strokes are characterized by shaking or numbness...
- In brief. // New Scientist;9/6/2003, Vol. 179 Issue 2411, p22
Offers new briefs related to field of science as of September 2003. Way in which capuchin monkeys seek relief from mosquitoes; Information on how wireless sensors could be used to monitor a person's vital signs.
- sign. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p689
An encyclopedia entry for "sign" is presented. It refers to an objective indication of a disease or disorder observed or detected by a doctor as compared to a symptom which is noticed usually by the patient.