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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.
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The full text of the study 'Association of Office and Ambulatory Blood Pressure With Mortality and Cardiovascular Outcomes' by, among others, Wen-YiYang, Jesus D.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring versus self-measurement of blood pressure at home: correlation with target organ damage.
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring: Blood pressure was measured in all patients in an office setting before the start of the ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM).
Cardios, located in SA[pounds sterling]o Paulo, Brazil, designs and manufactures ambulatory ECG recorders and ambulatory blood pressure monitors to Brazilian healthcare providers.
[2.] Segura J, Banegas JR, Ruilope LM (2014) Usefulness of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in daily clinical practice: Data from the Spanish ABPM registry.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) increasingly is the standard of care.
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring systems are portable devices that help measure and monitor the blood pressure in the human body.
But if you're one of the many people who seem to have high blood pressure only when visiting your physician (a condition known as "white coat hypertension"), you may be advised to undergo ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM).
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is now gaining strong recommendations worldwide for its use in clinical practice.
-- 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.
He said: "Medication is recommended if you have a 20 per cent risk of having a heart attack or stroke within the next 10 years." Monitoring high blood pressure Blood pressure can fluctuate - particularly in a stressful medical setting - so the gold standard is ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (APBM) where blood pressure is measured at regular intervals over a 24-hour period at home, said Prof Beevers.