The Un-Observed Automated Office Blood Pressure Measurement Technique Used in the SPRINT Study Points to a Standard Target Office Systolic Blood Pressure <140 mmHg

Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Giuseppe Mancia

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Abstract

The SPRINT study investigators used the un-observed automated office blood pressure measurement technique. When their achieved systolic blood pressure is corrected, target systolic blood pressure for most people remains unchanged: <140mmHg for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and death.

Original languageEnglish
Article number3
JournalCurrent Hypertension Reports
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Antihypertensive drug-treatment
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Blood pressure target
  • Hypertension
  • Randomized controlled trial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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