January 24, 2015

Diagnostic and Predictive Accuracy of Blood Pressure Screening Methods With Consideration of Rescreening Intervals: An Updated Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

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This task force shows the evidence that supports using ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as the reference standard for confirming elevated office blood pressure.  This will serve to confirm elevated blood pressure and avoid misdiagnosis and/or overtreatment.

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