24-hour powerful blood pressure-lowering: is there a clinical need?

@article{McInnes200824hourPB,
  title={24-hour powerful blood pressure-lowering: is there a clinical need?},
  author={Gordon T. McInnes},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Hypertension : JASH},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 4 Suppl},
  pages={S16-22}
}
Attenuation of 24-hour blood pressure (BP) fluctuation, and control of the early morning BP surge, may help to improve cardiovascular outcomes in hypertensive patients. However, studies show that early morning BP is generally poorly controlled even in patients with well-controlled clinic BP. Few antihypertensives are sufficiently long-acting to sustain… CONTINUE READING