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ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)

the recording of a patient's blood pressure at regular intervals under normal living and working conditions.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

A non-invasive technique by which multiple indirect blood pressure readings can be obtained automatically for 1- to 3-day periods with minimal intrusion into a patient’s daily activities.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

Cardiology A noninvasive technique by which multiple indirect blood pressure readings can be obtained automatically for 1 to 3-day periods with minimal intrusion into a Pt's daily activities. See Holter monitor, Hypertension, Hypotension.

am·bu·la·to·ry blood pres·sure mon·i·tor·ing

(ambyū-lă-tōr'ē blŭd preshŭr mon'i-tŏr-ing)
Process of monitoring blood pressure while the patient is walking.

ambulatory blood pressure monitoring,

n measurement of a patient's blood pressure at regular intervals while the patient carries out daily activities.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- You may not need to send patients with suspected "white coat hypertension" home with an ambulatory blood pressure monitor.
A diagnosis of white coat hypertension was confirmed if patients had a mean clinic blood pressure greater than 160 mm Hg systolic (based on at least three clinic readings) and a mean ambulatory blood pressure less than 148 mm Hg systolic (based on a minimum of 20 daytime readings).
Cardios, located in SA[pounds sterling]o Paulo, Brazil, designs and manufactures ambulatory ECG recorders and ambulatory blood pressure monitors to Brazilian healthcare providers.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) increasingly is the standard of care.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system market to grow at a CAGR of 10.
Therefore, our study aimed to estimate the magnitude of the WCH/WCE and masked hypertension in patients attending Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) for 24hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (24-h ABPM).
A peer-reviewed clinical study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension found that routine blood pressure testing on PharmaSmart kiosks "closely approximates" daytime ambulatory blood pressure measurement.
Physicians should use ambulatory blood pressure screening to confirm elevated office measurements before diagnosing hypertension, according to a draft recommendation from the U.
But when patients were given an ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM) to wear for 24 hours, the average drop in blood pressure was far less impressive--only 5.