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White coat hypertension linked to double the risk of death from heart disease, study finds

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 12 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4186
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

Patients with white coat hypertension—high blood pressure in the doctor’s office, but low blood pressure outside the office—are at an increased risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality, a new study has found.

The paper, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, assessed …

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