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AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING AND ANTIHYPERTENSIVE THERAPY AT A SPECIALIST CARDIAC CLINIC

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: NSUTEBU, Ntani (Ghana)
  • Co-author(s): Ntani Suh Nsutebu: Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Kwame Ohene Buabeng: Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Isaac Kofi Owusu: School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana;, Precise Specialist Clinic Ltd, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is the reference standard to avoid misdiagnosis of hypertension and allow a targeted antihypertensive therapy1. There is limited evidence on the use of ABPM in clinical settings in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Methods

    Data on patients aged over 18years, who had undergone ABPM (from January 2006 to

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Last update 4 October 2019

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