Monitoring home BP readings just got easier
Monitoring home BP readings just got easier. This novel method of identifying patients with uncontrolled hypertension correlates well with ambulatory BP monitoring. Practice changer: Use this easy "3 out of 10 rule" to quickly sift through home blood pressure readings and identify patients with uncontrolled hypertension who require pharmacologic management. Strength of recommendation: B: Based on a single, good quality, multicenter trial. Sharman JE, Blizzard L, Kosmala W, et al. Pragmatic method using blood pressure diaries to assess blood pressure control. Ann Fam Med. 2016;14:63-69.
Journal of Family Practice, 65(10) 2016: 719-722.