The use of ambulatory blood pressure measurement

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Abstract

Measurement of ambulatory blood pressure is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines to confirm the diagnosis of hypertension in the UK. This article describes the use of ambulatory devices, and discusses the benefits and disadvantages of their use in clinical practice.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)696-702
JournalBritish journal of hospital medicine
Volume76
Issue number11
Early online date9 Nov 2015
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2015

Keywords

  • hypertension , ambulatory blood pressure monitoring , blood pressure monitors , diagnosis