Letter to the Editor
Do No Harm to the Arm!: Hypertension and Unilateral Hand Rash
To the Editor:
Sophisticated monitoring may not always be better for the patient ….
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is often utilized in the healthcare setting for a multitude of indications including the evaluation of episodic hypertension. It is a convenient diagnostic tool due to its precision, lack of observer bias and reproducibility.1 However, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring can be inconvenient, uncomfortable and sometimes harmful for the patient.2
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