mercury manometer

mercury manometer

[′mər·kyə·rē mə′näm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A manometer in which the instrument fluid is mercury; used to record or control difference of pressure or fluid flow.
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To measure the pascal, the SI unit of pressure, the scientific community has traditionally relied on a tall, bulky device known as a mercury manometer.
One mercury manometer (Sphygmomanometer) without the cuff attachment.
The mercury manometer is an instrument that requires skill to use.
Expiratory pressure and 40 mm endurance test were determined by using a Mercury Manometer.
There was a mercury manometer to measure the air pressure, the ability to add oxygen to the air and a foot pump as a safety mechanism ".
The gas pressure scale which existed prior to 2008 used secondary standard piston gauges traceable to a mercury manometer known at NIST as the Gas Thermometer Manometer (GTM) (4).
The Dinamap dilemma: Inaccuracy of the commonly used Dinamap 8100 compared to simultaneous mercury manometer measurement in hospitalized patients at different levels of blood pressure.
As for equipment, the mercury manometer remains the standard.
As for equipment, the mercury manometer remains the standard, and every facility should have at least one that can be used to calibrate automated machines.
Your equipment should be checked against a standard mercury manometer at least every six months.
All of the sites used aneroid devices exclusively, but most of the personnel using these devices had no idea that these are supposed to be standardized to a mercury manometer.
We sought to determine if these machines are as accurate and reliable as those obtained by a clinician with a mercury manometer.