Instruments have played an essential role in quantifying blood pressure and allowing the conduct of experiments that identify the various factors that control it. Therefore, a short history of the evolution of these instruments is appropriate.


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  • L. A. Geddes
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  1. 1.Hillenbrand Biomedical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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