Home blood pressure monitoring

Terri Kriesand, Irvin M. Cohen

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Blood pressure measurements made in the physician's office have been the standard for diagnosing hypertension and determining the efficacy of antihypertensive drug therapy. However, these measurements do not necessarily reflect a patient's usual blood pressures in other circumstances, such as at work or in the home. Accurate blood pressure measurements performed by the patient or a family member in an out-of-office setting can be integrated with office readings to assist in the management of hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-555
Number of pages19
JournalAmerican family physician
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice


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