Why Is It That We Continue to Deny Patients Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring?

@article{OBrien2016WhyII,
  title={Why Is It That We Continue to Deny Patients Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring?},
  author={E. Timothy O'Brien},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={484-7}
}
Why have we become the slaves of evidence-based medicine at the cost of abandoning deductive reasoning? Aristotle would have been happy to accept the deductive proposition that multiple measurements of a physiological phenomenon, which is subject to marked variability, are likely to be superior to a single measurement. And yet we, as clinical scientists in hypertension, have supported the latter concept in favor of the former for the best part of a half-century! Our scientific successors may… CONTINUE READING