The technology is available to empower patients to monitor their blood pressure at home. The main limiting factor is how well monitoring devices are integrated into your practice and workflow.
We’re using our ambulatory blood pressure monitoring program to assess the prevalence of masked hypertension in cardiac rehab patients and potentially improve hypertension control in people with aortic dissection.
Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, within the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, receives prestigious designation from the American Heart Association.
Here’s a primer on how to ensure the most accurate blood pressure readings, from two noted nephrologists.
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