The interarm blood pressure difference as predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension in primary care: cohort study

@article{Clark2007TheIB,
  title={The interarm blood pressure difference as predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with hypertension in primary care: cohort study},
  author={Christopher Elles Clark and John Campbell and Roy John Powell},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={633-638}
}
Objectives of this study were to measure the prevalence of a difference in blood pressure (BP) between arms and determine whether a difference is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events or death. A prospective cohort study of 247 patients with hypertension was undertaken in one rural general practice in England. The main outcome measures were mean difference in BP between arms and new episodes of myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular event, onset of angina or peripheral… CONTINUE READING
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