ballistocardiograph


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a medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles

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The role of the ballistocardiograph in the diagnosis and management of patients with coronary heart disease: stress tests and the cigarette test.
Invented by American physician Isc Starr, the ballistocardiograph looked like a bed.