Getting the hypertension Dx right: Patient positioning matters.

Title

Getting the hypertension Dx right: Patient positioning matters.

Creator

Morcos Roy N; Carter Kimbroe J; Castro Frank; Yu Nathan; Jordan Cary; Macabobby Thomas D; Rodriguez Angelina

Publisher

The Journal of Family Practice

Date

2018
2018-04

Description

Taking blood pressure with the patient seated on the edge of an exam table led to misclassification of prehypertension or hypertension in 13.2% of patients.

Subject

AMERICAN Heart Association; BLOOD pressure; HYPERTENSION; LOGISTIC regression analysis; PATIENT positioning; SPHYGMOMANOMETERS

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

199;201;206;207–199;201;206;207

Issue

4

Volume

67

Citation

Morcos Roy N; Carter Kimbroe J; Castro Frank; Yu Nathan; Jordan Cary; Macabobby Thomas D; Rodriguez Angelina, “Getting the hypertension Dx right: Patient positioning matters.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed July 28, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5543.

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