Table 1. Suggested Home Blood Pressure Measurement Protocol
Have the patient perform measurements for a minimum of 5 consecutive days
On each day, 3 morning and 3 evening measurements should be performed approximately 1 minute apart without removing the cuff
Have patient record dates and times of all measurements
When calculating the average, discard the first 2 days' measurements and the first measurement of each triplicate set of measurements
Average the remaining measurements
  • Information from Ref. 13.