Arterial Blood Pressure

  • Thomas G. Coleman
Part of the Blood Pressure Control book series (BPCO, volume 1)


This passage is from Statical Essays : Containing Haemostaticks, a treatise written in 1733 by an English clergyman named Stephen ales. Although there the 18th century, this experiment of sorts by the Reverend Hales is often cited (97), (346) as an early and dramatic demonstrable pressure -- enough to elevate a column of water some five feet or more.


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© Eden Press Incorporated 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Coleman
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  1. 1.School of Medicine Department of Physiology and BiophysicsThe University of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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