Adjunct blood pressure monitoring
Out-of-clinic BP monitoring can complement in-clinic readings by providing a large number of measurements away from the medical environment, yielding a better understanding of true underlying BP.1-3
Taking BP measurements outside of the clinic, through home BP monitoring (HBPM), or 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM), can identify persistently elevated BP.
To ensure accuracy of HBPM measurements, the device should be validated, serviced regularly and recalibrated every six months. Practical instructions regarding technique should