Prognostic significance of blood pressure measured in the office, at home and during ambulatory monitoring in older patients in general practice

@article{Fagard2005PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of blood pressure measured in the office, at home and during ambulatory monitoring in older patients in general practice},
  author={Robert H. Fagard and Carine Van Den Broeke and P De Cort},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={801-807}
}
The purpose of the study was to assess the prognostic significance of out-of-the-office blood pressure (BP) measurement in older patients in general practice, and to compare the results for BP measured in the office, at home and during 24-h ambulatory monitoring. All registerd patients who were 60 years or older were eligible for the study, except when bedridden, demented or admitted in a home for sick elderly people, or when they had suffered a myocardial infarction or stroke. After baseline… CONTINUE READING

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