Impact of Different Normality Thresholds for 24-hour ABPM at the Primary Health Care Level

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Background: Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular outcomes. Primary health care (PHC) physicians should be prepared to act appropriately in the prevention of cardiovascular risk factors. However, the rates of patients with control of blood pressure (BP) remain low. The impact of the reclassification of high BP by 24-hour ambulatory BP… (More)
DOI: 10.5935/abc.20160204

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