Harvard Heart Letter

July 2011 references and further reading

Surviving a heart attack — A success story

Morbidity and Mortality Chart Book, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 2009.

Measuring blood pressure: Let a machine do it

Myers MG, Godwin M, Dawes M, et al. Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in primary care patients with systolic hypertension: randomised parallel design controlled trial. BMJ 2011; 342:d286.

van der Wel MC, Buunk IE, van Weel C, Thien TA, Bakx JC. A novel approach to office blood pressure measurement: 30-minute office blood pressure vs daytime ambulatory blood pressure. Annals of Family Medicine 2011; 9:128-35.

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