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European Society of Hypertension Practice Guidelines for home blood pressure monitoring.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20520631     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients at home (home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM)) is being increasingly used in many countries and is well accepted by hypertensive patients. Current hypertension guidelines have endorsed the use of HBPM in clinical practice as a useful adjunct to conventional office measurements. Recently, a detailed consensus document on HBPM was published by the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Blood Pressure Monitoring. However, in daily practice, briefer documents summarizing the essential recommendations are needed. It is also accepted that the successful implementation of clinical guidelines in routine patient care is dependent on their acceptance by involvement of practising physicians. The present document, which provides concise and updated guidelines on the use of HBPM for practising physicians, was therefore prepared by including the comments and feedback of general practitioners.
Authors:
G Parati; G S Stergiou; R Asmar; G Bilo; P de Leeuw; Y Imai; K Kario; E Lurbe; A Manolis; T Mengden; E O'Brien; T Ohkubo; P Padfield; P Palatini; T G Pickering; J Redon; M Revera; L M Ruilope; A Shennan; J A Staessen; A Tisler; B Waeber; A Zanchetti; G Mancia;
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-06-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human hypertension     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1476-5527     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Hypertens     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8811625     Medline TA:  J Hum Hypertens     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  779-85     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy. gianfranco.parati@unimib.it
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