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Thirty-minute compared to standardised office blood pressure measurement in general practice

Scherpbier-de Haan, Nynke D; Van der Wel, Mark; Schoenmakers, G; Boudewijns, S; Peer, PGM; Van Weel, Chris; Thien, Theo; Bakx, JC

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Background: Although blood pressure measurement is one of themost frequently performed measurements in clinical practice, there are concerns about its reliability. Serial, automated oscillometric blood pressure measurement has the potential to reduce measurement bias and 'white-coat effect'. Aim: To study agreement of 30-minute office blood pressure measurement (OBPM) with standardised OBPM, and to compare repeatability. Design and setting: Method comparison study in two general practices in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80840
Source: British Journal of General Practice
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp11X593875

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