Schneider index

noun

Schnei·​der index ˈshnīd-ər- How to pronounce Schneider index (audio)
: a measure of comparative circulatory efficiency based on determination of pulse rates under several test conditions (as reclining, standing, or after exercise), time required for rate to alter with change of state, and accompanying variations in systolic blood pressure

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“Schneider index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schneider%20index. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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