Hypertension is major public health problem and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and kidney disease and is one of the most common reasons for physician visits. The management of blood pressure has improved in the past decade but is still suboptimal. Often individuals require multiple office visits to establish diagnosis and to assess adequate control or may require ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) to diagnose and manage hypertension effectively.
I propose the use of wristband technology with a transducer embedded within these wrist accessories or standalone mobile devices to monitor blood pressure continuously. This approach would improve the diagnosis and management of hypertension, and avoid treatment in those who doesn’t require therapy and would be able to identify individuals with ‘masked’ hypertension, thereby decreasing associated morbidity and mortality and would avoid unnecessary cost, visits and therapy - a true cost-effective management strategy.
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