Category: Blood Pressure


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Ueber einen neuen Blutdruckmesser (Tonometer). Contained in: Wiener Medicinische Wochenschrift, No. 30, pp. 1412-1417, July 1899.

By: GAERTNER, Gustav. (1855-1937).

Price: $120.00

Publisher: (Wien:, Moritz Perles), 1899.: 1899

Seller ID: S9488

Large 8vo. (330 x 252 mm) pp. 1402-1448. 1 text fig. (this article); edges browned. Stapled self-wraps; folded crosswise. Very good. The invention of the Tonometer, a device for measuring blood pressure from the finger. Gaertner was an Austrian pathologist who is remembered for his work in experimental pathology, including the study of kidney functions, experiments concerning electrical skin resistance and his work with innervation of cerebral vessels. Gaertner is credited with the creation of numerous medical devices and apparati, the best-known invention being a tonometer which contained an... View more info

Das Sphygmophon, ein neuer electro-telephonischer Apparat zur Diagnose der Herz- und Pulsbewegungen. [Contained in: Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift, No. 49, pp. (723)-725].

By: STEIN, S. Theodore.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift, December 1878.: 1878

Seller ID: S9542

Large 8vo. (312 x 239 mm) pp. (723)-738. 3 text figs. Self-wraps; folded crosswise. Very good. FIRST EDITION describing and depicting apparatus for detecting blood pressure and pulse as audible sounds, using an electrical device. Soon after the invention of the telephone, Stein created this stethoscope fitted with an electric microphone. Gedeon, Science and technology in medicine, pp. 173, 175. First Edition. View more info