March 18, 2018

In 1881 the English physician and homeopath, Robert Ellis Dudgeon introduced a new, highly portable Sphygmograph. Dudgeon’s Sphygmograph was strapped to the wrist. The pulse at the wrist caused a metal strip to move a stylus, transmitting a record of the pulse onto smo...

March 15, 2018

A short video on the History of Blood Pressure, music by Guistini de Pistoja, played by Uwe Diegel, on a 1922 Bechstein.

March 12, 2018

The Marey Sphygmograph became the first instrument of its kind to be widely used in clinical medicine. Dr Marey, a French scientist and physiologist working in Paris, contributed significantly to cardiology and physical instrumentation, and was a pioneer in photograph...

March 12, 2018

If temperature is kept at higher than recommended temperature it becomes ineffective. More and more diabetic patients are becoming careless with their insulin, which poses a grave danger.

March 4, 2018

The medical Definition of sphygmometer is an instrument for measuring the strength of the pulse beat. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek, σφυγμός, sphygmós (“pulsation”) and -meter (“to measure”). The concept of the sphygmometer was originally invented by Jules...

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