Variability is associated with higher risk of heart disease

August 2015
BMJ: British Medical Journal;8/1/2015, Vol. 351 Issue 8019, p3
Academic Journal
The article presents a study published in the "Annals of Internal Medicine" as of August 2015, which showed that higher variability in blood pressure between clinic measurements is linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death.


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