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Optimizing observer performance of clinic blood Pressure measurement: a position statement from the Lancet Commission on Hypertension Group [Otimização do desempenho do observador na medição clínica da pressão arterial: posicionamento do Grupo da Lancet Commission on Hypertension]

Abstract:

High blood pressure (BP) is a highly prevalent modifiable cause of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and death. Accurate BP measurement is critical, given that a 5-mmHg measurement error may lead to incorrect hypertension status classification in 84 million individuals worldwide. This position statement summarizes procedures for optimizing observer performance in clinic BP measurement, with special attention given to low-tomiddle- income settings, where resource limitations, heavy workloads, ti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.26633/rpsp.2020.88

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Publisher:
Pan American Health Organization Publisher's website
Journal:
Pan American Journal of Public Health (PAJPH) Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
2020
Article number:
e88
Publication date:
2020-07-15
Acceptance date:
2019-03-11
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EISSN:
1680-5348
ISSN:
1020-4989
Pmid:
32684918
Language:
Spanish; Castilian
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Pubs id:
1123226
Local pid:
pubs:1123226
Deposit date:
2021-04-09

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