Don’t Discard Your Manual Test Instruments Yet!

Don’t Discard Your Manual Test Instruments Yet!

We still need to teach our technicians the basics, including how manual instruments work and how to use them in the absence of their electronic descendants.

The other day, I took my 85-year-old mother to her doctor for a routine visit and, after measuring her weight and temperature, the nurse sat her down to measure her blood pressure using a state-of-the-art digital sphygmomanometer (try to pronounce that one!) with all the bells and whistles.