The value of ambulatory blood pressure in older adults: the Dublin outcome study.

@article{Burr2008TheVO,
  title={The value of ambulatory blood pressure in older adults: the Dublin outcome study.},
  author={Marian L. Burr and Eamon Dolan and Eoin W. O'Brien and E. Timothy O'Brien and Patricia McCormack},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={201-6}
}
BACKGROUND ambulatory blood pressure (ABPM) appears to be a more accurate predictor of cardiovascular outcome than blood pressure (BP) measured in the clinic setting in younger adults. OBJECTIVES the purpose of this study was to determine if ABPM predicted total and cardiovascular mortality independently of clinic BP and other cardiovascular risk factors in those aged 65 years and over. METHODS one thousand one hundred and forty-four individuals aged 65 and over referred to a single BP… CONTINUE READING

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