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What does ABPM stand for?

ABPM stands for Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

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12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published editorial in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension (JASH), Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Should Be Included in the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES)- Vol 6, No 5, 2012, recognizes the importance of this national survey instrument but questions the efficiency of its diagnostic methods in assessing hypertension in the population*.
This process - ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) - involves wearing a cuff and a box on a belt for a day as the patient goes about their daily life, to give a series of readings under normal conditions.
The process, known as ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, involves patients wearing a cuff and a box on a belt for a day which gives a series of readings under normal conditions.
The volume's 19 chapters describe the methodology of self and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in research and clinical practice; advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of the circadian biology of cardiovascular disease; issues of ambulatory blood pressure in special populations of patients with hypertension; and the effects of antihypertensive drug therapy on the circadian variation of blood pressure, heart rate, and myocardial ischemia.
Follow-up 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring conducted 3 and 6 months after completing the acupuncture showed blood pressures had returned to pretreatment levels.