White coat hypertension linked to double the risk of death from heart disease, study findsBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4186 (Published 12 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4186
- Elisabeth Mahase
- 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 …