cardiotachometer


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cardiotachometer

[¦kärd·ē·ō·tə′käm·əd·ər]
(medicine)
An electronic amplifier that times and records pulse rates of the heart.
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At the time of experiment, the arterial catheter was connected to a blood-pressure transducer (Statham P23 ID) coupled to a polygraph recorder; HR was obtained from a cardiotachometer triggered by the pressure pulses.
I also produced a cardiotachometer which indicated the heart rate in the form of a continuous paper record which was of special value to the anaesthetist when new [especially cardio-thoracic] surgical procedures were being used" (3).
Thanks to its expanding portfolio of specialized processing technologies, the company has established a foothold in implementing ICs for cutting-edge medical electronics products including cardiotachometers and MRI systems.