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Diagnosing hypertension in primary care: the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment

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Background: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) has become less frequent in primary care since the COVID-19 pandemic, with home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) often the preferred alternative; however, HBPM cannot measure night-time blood pressure (BP) and patients whose night-time BP does not dip or rises (reverse-dipping) have poorer cardiovascular outcomes.

Aim: To investigate the importance of measuring night-time BP when assessing ind...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/BJGP.2022.0160

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Volume:
73
Issue:
726
Pages:
e16-e23
Publication date:
2022-08-30
Acceptance date:
2022-07-03
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1266802
Local pid:
pubs:1266802
Deposit date:
2022-07-08

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