Clinical outcomes and adverse effects comparable across various BP measurement methods in SPRINT
A lot of variation in BP measurement methods was seen in SPRINT, despite the protocol, but in 3/4 of sites patients were alone at least at some point during the BP reading.
This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the AHA 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.
Dr. Sripal Bangalore is Interventional Cardiologist and researcher at the NYU Langone in New York, NY, USA.