Challenges in standardization of blood pressure measurement at the population level

@inproceedings{Tolonen2015ChallengesIS,
  title={Challenges in standardization of blood pressure measurement at the population level},
  author={Hanna Tolonen and P{\"a}ivikki M S Koponen and Androniki Naska and Satu M{\"a}nnist{\"o} and Grażyna Broda and Tarja Palosaari and Kari A Kuulasmaa},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Accurate blood pressure measurements are needed in clinical practice, intervention studies and health examination surveys. Blood pressure measurements are sensitive: their accuracy can be affected by measurement environment, behaviour of the subject, measurement procedures, devices used for the measurement and the observer. To minimize errors in blood pressure measurement, a standardized measurement protocol is needed. METHODS The European Health Examination Survey (EHES) Pilot… CONTINUE READING
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