How often do office blood pressure measurements fail to identify true hypertension? An exploration of white-coat normotension.

@article{Selenta2000HowOD,
  title={How often do office blood pressure measurements fail to identify true hypertension? An exploration of white-coat normotension.},
  author={C Selenta and Brenda E Hogan and Wolfgang Linden},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={533-40}
}
BACKGROUND The often-observed differences between ambulatory (ABP) and office blood pressure (OBP) measurements have brought attention to the problem of misdiagnoses. Although there has been much focus on white-coat hypertension (elevated OBP with normal ABP means), few studies have examined "white-coat normotension" (WCN; normal OBP with elevated ABP means). OBJECTIVES To describe patients with WCN in terms of prevalence and quantitative differences between ABP and OBP; to identify… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 references

Elevated ambulatory with normal clinic blood pressure (“white coat normotension”) is associated with cardiac and arterial target organ damage

  • JE Liu, MJ Roman, R Pini, JE Schwartz, TG Pickering, RB. Devereux
  • Ann Intern Med
  • 1999
2 Excerpts

: a prospective study

  • P Verdecchia, C Porcellati, G Schillaci
  • 1998

Prediction of the “white-coat effect” prior to ambulatory monitoring: psychological and methodological factors [abstract

  • T Newlove, W. Linden
  • Ann Behav Med
  • 1998

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…