Recommendations for the Use of Ambulatory Blood-Pressure Monitoring

In addition to the prediction of cardiovascular risk, ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring, when used in conjunction with clinic blood-pressure assessments, is of potential value in a variety of other clinical conditions. Some of these conditions are:

Indication JNC 7
WHO-ISH
White-Coat Hypertension Yes Yes
Labile Hypertension Yes Yes
Resistant Hypertension Yes Yes
Masked Hypertension Yes Yes
Postural Hypotension Yes No

 
 
References:

  1. Chobanian AV, Bakris GL, Black HR, Cushman WC, Green LA, Izzo JL Jr, Jones DW, Materson BJ, Oparil S, Wright JT Jr, Roccella EJ; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure; National High Blood Pressure Education Program Coordinating Committee.The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure: the JNC 7 report. JAMA. 2003 May 21;289(19):2560-72. [Medline]
  2. 1999 World Health Organization-International Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension. Guidelines Subcommittee. J Hypertens. 1999 Feb;17(2):151-83. [Medline]

Created: 26 Dec, 2009

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