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Mercury Sphygmomanometers in Healthcare and the Feasibility of Alternatives
Added: Tuesday 17 November 2009
The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) addresses the issue of whether the replacement of mercury-containing,
blood-pressure measuring devices (sphygmomanometers) would endanger proper
health care including specific groups of patients, and/or compromise long-term
translational epidemiological studies for public health.
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