Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in healthy elderly people: reference values.

@article{Lee1995TwentyfourhourAB,
  title={Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in healthy elderly people: reference values.},
  author={David R. Lee and Cameron G. Swift and Stephen H. D. Jackson},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={91-5}
}
One hundred and two healthy elderly volunteers (aged 65-83 years) underwent 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Mean day- and night-time pressures were higher than reported for younger subjects. Removing outlying BP measurements from individual 24-hour recordings only minimally affected mean figures of the group but in some individuals mean day diastolic BP may be up to 5 mmHg lower on editing. Using unedited data, mean day and night pressures were 134/81 mmHg and 119/67 mmHg… CONTINUE READING

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