Twenty four hour intermittent, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.

@article{Egger1987TwentyFH,
  title={Twenty four hour intermittent, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.},
  author={Marlene Egger and Mario G Bianchetti and Markus Gn{\"a}dinger and Reinhard Kobelt and Oskar H. Oetliker},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1987},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={
          1130-5
        }
}
Blood pressure and heart rate were measured every 30 minutes during the day and every hour during the night in 43 children (20 girls and 23 boys, aged 10 to 16) with a portable automated monitor. The apparatus was better accepted in girls than in boys, and the failure rate was lower during the day. The overall failure rate was 22%, which corresponds with comparable studies in adults. During the night blood pressure and heart rate fell by 10% and 14% of the daytime values, respectively. Mean (SD… CONTINUE READING

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