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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
BackgroundAmbulatory 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.
MethodsData on patients aged over 18years, who had undergone ABPM (from January 2006 to.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019