Definition of sphygmomanometry in US English:



  • See sphygmomanometer

    • ‘Heart rate, oxygen saturation, and blood pressure were recorded by electrocardiography, pulse oximetry, and sphygmomanometry, respectively.’
    • ‘Although it will be some years before any move is made to replace the millimetre of mercury, we must prepare for changes in clinical sphygmomanometry.’
    • ‘A total of 19 attending physicians were assessed for ability in measuring PP by sphygmomanometry and by palpation.’
    • ‘Office-based measurement of blood pressure using aneroid or mercury sphygmomanometry is central to such visits.’
    • ‘Conventional sphygmomanometry is recommended for general use, but systolic pressure is preferred to diastolic pressure because of greater accuracy and reproducibility.’