Home blood pressure as a predictor of future blood pressure stability in borderline hypertension. The Tecumseh Study.

@article{Nesbitt1997HomeBP,
  title={Home blood pressure as a predictor of future blood pressure stability in borderline hypertension. The Tecumseh Study.},
  author={Shawna D. Nesbitt and Jos{\'e} Amerena and Eric Grant and Kenneth A. Jamerson and Hongyan Lu and Alan B. Weder and Stevo Julius},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={1270-80}
}
We evaluated time-related blood pressure trends in the Tecumseh study participants, none of whom received antihypertensive treatment. At baseline the blood pressures were measured in the field clinic and by self measurement at home (twice daily for 7 days). After a mean of 3.2 +/- 0.42 years, the clinic and home pressure readings were repeated. Nine hundred… CONTINUE READING