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Volume 23, Number 4, pages 12-16

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Jennifer Beach, Pharm.D., and Kam Capoccia, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S.

Variables such as white-coat hypertension and changing blood pressures throughout the day can make spot checks of blood pressure suspect. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, the authors explain, can help both physicians and their patients by providing more reliable data and better predictive value for the treatment of hypertension.

Complications and comorbiditiesCardiovascular diseaseHypertension