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a novel approach to office blood pressure measurement: 30-minute office blood pressure vs daytime ambulatory blood pressure

Van der Wel, Mark; Buunk, Iris E.; Van Weel, Chris; Thien, Theo; Bakx, JC

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PURPOSE Current office blood pressure measurement (OBPM) is often not executed according to guidelines and cannot prevent the white-coat effect. Serial, automated, oscillometric OBPM has the potential to overcome both these problems. We therefore developed a 30-minute OBPM method that we compared with daytime ambulatory blood pressure. METHODS Patients referred to a primary care diagnostic center for 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) had their blood pressure measured using the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80663
Source: Annals of Family Medicine
DOI: 10.1370/afm.1211

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