Items Tagged ‘Dr. Gregory Garrison’

March 25, 2013

Fewer blood pressure screens may be more effective

By Logan Lafferty

Blood pressure measurements are often taken without following proper procedure, according to lead study author Dr. Gregory Garrison, so the readings can be widely inaccurate and lead to some people being wrongly diagnosed with hypertension, while others who have the condition are written off as just “more false positives.” “One, it results in unnecessary patient […]

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Tags: blood pressure screens, Dr. Gregory Garrison, Hypertension, proper procedure, Reuters, Reuters Health

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