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Accurate and Reliable Blood Pressure Measurement in the Clinic and Home: The Key to Hypertension Control

  • Clarence E. Grim
  • Carlene Minks Grim
Part of the Atlas of Heart Diseases book series (AD)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to review the guidelines for accurate and reliable blood pressure (BP) measurement and quality assurance methods that must be implemented in the day to day practice of medicine if the proven benefits of detecting and treating high BP are to be translated to the population.

Keywords

Brachial Artery Deflation Rate Population Attributable Risk Fraction Blood Pressure Observer Bladder Width 
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  • Clarence E. Grim
  • Carlene Minks Grim

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