Psychological effect of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
- Inter-arm blood pressure differences compare with ambulatory monitoring: a manifestation of the 'white-coat' effect? Nieuwenhuize, Rosa; Geuze, Judith; Oppewal, Alyt; Martin, Una; Holder, Roger; Hodgkinson, James; McManus, Richard // British Journal of General Practice;May2013, Vol. 63 Issue 610, p237
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, that was published in the previous issue of the "British Journal of General Practice."
- Corrections. // British Journal of General Practice;May2013, Vol. 63 Issue 610, p240
A correction to the article about inter-arm blood pressure differences compared with ambulatory monitoring, that was published in the February 2013 issue of the "British Journal of General Practice," is presented.
- Definition of ambulatory blood pressure targets for diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in relation to clinic blood pressure: a prospective cohort study. Head, Geoffrey A.; Mihailidou, Anastasia S.; Duggan, Karen A.; Beilin, Lawrence J.; Berry, Narelle; Brown, Mark A.; Bune, Alek J.; Cowley, Diane; Chalmers, John P.; Howe, Peter R. C.; Hodgson, Jonathan; Ludbrook, John; Mangoni, Arduino A.; McGrath, Barry P.; Nelson, Mark R.; Sharman, James E.; Stowasser, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;4/17/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7751, p849
The article discusses a study on ambulatory blood pressure equivalents of thresholds for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in association with clinical blood pressure. In the study, researchers examined patients at 11 facilities in Australia, which included people with diagnosed or...
- Variability of office, 24-hour ambulatory, and self-monitored blood pressure measurements. Warren, Roderick E.; Marshall, Tom; Padfield, Paul L.; Chrubasik, Sigrun // British Journal of General Practice;Sep2010, Vol. 60 Issue 578, p675
Background The diagnosis of hypertension is difficult when faced with several different blood pressure measurements in an individual. Using the average of several office measurements is recommended, although considerable uncertainty remains. Twenty-four-hour ambulatory monitoring is often...
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. McKee, Kathleen // Medical Economics;6/16/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p49
The article presents views and insights of the author concerning ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the U.S. David L. Schechter has noticed a disparity between office blood pressure readings and readings taken at home. The author offers information about the system requirements of...
- Ambulatory blood pressure best predicts mortality. // Nursing Standard;8/31/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 51, p16
Reports that ambulatory blood pressure measurement is superior to clinic measurement in predicting cardiovascular mortality and nigh-time blood pressure based from the researchers in Ireland. Role of the method as the most potent predictor of outcome; Collection of data on clinical and...
- Ambulatory BP monitoring reduces misdiagnosis and saves costs. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/3/2011, Issue 636, p5
The article discusses a research study on the cost-effectiveness of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring following an initial high BP reading. It references a study by K. Lovibond et al, published in the August 24, 2011 issue of the journal "The Lancet." A comparison of lifetime costs and...
- Clinical digest. Diagnosing hypertension by ambulatory monitoring is less costly than other methods. // Nursing Standard;11/9/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p13
The article reports on research on blood pressure measurement which was reported in a 2011 issue of "Lancet" and found that diagnosing hypertension by ambulatory monitoring is less expensive than other methods.
- Home blood pressure measurement and its relationship with blood pressure control in a large selected hypertensive population. Cuspidi, C.; Meani, S.; Fusi, V.; Salerno, M.; Valerio, C.; Severgnini, B.; Catini, E.; Leonetti, G.; Magrini, F.; Zanchetti, A // Journal of Human Hypertension;Oct2004, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p725
Despite the impressive increase of home blood pressure monitoring (BPM) among hypertensive patients over the last few years, a limited number of studies have analysed the rate of home BPM and its relationship with target blood pressure (BP) control, in representative samples of the hypertensive...