We’ve all seen that small clip-like device that is added on to our fingers during a visit to the hospital. Finger-tip Pulse Oximeters are devices that basically measure the oxygen concentration in blood. In this post, let’s look at what they are, what do they measure and why we need them. Continue reading “All you need to know about Pulse Oximeters”
Blood Pressure (BP) – be it High BP or Low BP is a household name, thanks to the lifestyle changes of our generation. But do we know what blood pressure is, really? What do we understand in depth from those two numbers?
What exactly is Blood Pressure?
BP or Blood Pressure is roughly the pressure exerted by the blood on the wall of our arteries. Continue reading “What exactly is ‘Blood Pressure’?”