TITLE

Home and clinic BP have limited accuracy compared with ambulatory BP for diagnosing hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
Feldman, Ross D.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;12/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 6, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the accuracy of clinic blood pressure measurement (CBPM) combined with home BP measurement (HBPM), and ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) for hypertension diagnosis. A meta-analysis of studies that compared CBPM and/or HBPM with ABPM is included. The results show that there were different sensitivity and specificity in the given BP measurements.
ACCESSION #
69859169

 

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