ACC CardiaCast: The What’s, When’s and How’s of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

In this episode, Drs. George Stergiou and Florian Rader discuss the use of home blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of hypertension. This panel will specifically focus on the differences between home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, the clinical situations in which these should be utilized, and the interpretation of this data by clinicians. Further, these experts will review how to discuss home blood pressure monitoring with patients and how to address common questions that arise.


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  2. Muntner P, Shimbo D, Carey RM, et al. Measurement of Blood Pressure in Humans: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Hypertension 2019; ;73:e35-e66. Link to the article here.
  3. Jackson EA. Blood Pressure Assessment: JACC Expert Panel Report. January 23, 2019. Accessed February 11, 2022.
  4. Roerecke M, Kaczorowski J, Myers MG. Automated Office BP Compared to Other BP Measurement Methods. February 21, 2019. Accessed February 11, 2022. Link to the article here.

Clinical Topics: Prevention, Hypertension

Keywords: CardiaCast, Hypertension

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