Neural and Metabolic science

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Neural and Metabolic science

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Messerli F.H.,University of Bern | Messerli F.H.,Mount Sinai School of Medicine | Messerli F.H.,Jagiellonian University | Hofstetter L.,University of Bern | And 32 more authors.
Journal of Hypertension | Year: 2017

Several sets of guidelines have been published recently and more are in the works. The very recent American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Practitioners guidelines were put together by a set of authors and consultants without any expertise in the topic under discussion, that is, hypertension. Although we are not maintaining that all guidelines should be written exclusively by experts, complete lack of expertise among guideline authors is not acceptable. © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.


Parati G.,Neural and Metabolic science | Parati G.,University of Milan Bicocca | Stergiou G.,National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | O'Brien E.,University College Dublin | And 32 more authors.
Journal of Hypertension | Year: 2014

Given the increasing use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in both clinical practice and hypertension research, a group of scientists, participating in the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on blood pressure monitoring and cardiovascular variability, in year 2013 published a comprehensive position paper dealing with all aspects of the technique, based on the available scientific evidence for ABPM. The present work represents an updated schematic summary of the most important aspects related to the use of ABPM in daily practice, and is aimed at providing recommendations for proper use of this technique in a clinical setting by both specialists and practicing physicians. The present article details the requirements and the methodological issues to be addressed for using ABPM in clinical practice, The clinical indications for ABPM suggested by the available studies, among which white-coat phenomena, masked hypertension, and nocturnal hypertension, are outlined in detail, and the place of home measurement of blood pressure in relation to ABPM is discussed. The role of ABPM in pharmacological, epidemiological, and clinical research is also briefly mentioned. Finally, the implementation of ABPM in practice is considered in relation to the situation of different countries with regard to the reimbursement and the availability of ABPM in primary care practices, hospital clinics, and pharmacies. © Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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