Ambulatory versus conventional methods for monitoring blood pressure during pregnancy

Posted at — Mario Hernández Cueto — octubre 11th, 2011 — 12:27 under Revisiones

Ambulatory versus conventional methods for monitoring blood pressure during pregnancy



cochranePor: Bergel Eduardo, Carroli Guillermo, Althabe Fernando

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 08, 2011 (Status in this issue)

The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001231.pub2

This review should be cited as: Bergel Eduardo, Carroli Guillermo, Althabe Fernando. Ambulatory versus conventional methods for monitoring blood pressure during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 08, Art. No. CD001231. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001231.pub2

Abstract


Hypertensive disorders are among the most common medical complications of pregnancy and a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality world-wide. Blood pressure measurement plays a central role in the screening and management of hypertension during pregnancy. In recent years the validity of conventional (clinic) blood pressure measurement has been questioned and efforts have been made to improve the technique with ambulatory automated devices that provide a large number of measurements over a period of time, usually a 24-hour period.

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