A test used to look at the changes that occur in blood pressure due to activities of daily living.
24-hour blood pressure monitoring is used to assess blood pressure control in reaction to the activities of daily living. You will be given a portable automatic blood pressure unit, which measures and stores your blood pressure and heart rate readings at predetermined intervals (every 30 minutes during the day, and every 60 minutes during the night).
There is no specific preparation for this test. Just remember that once the monitor is applied, you will be wearing it for 24 hours. The recorder you will be wearing should not interfere with your normal routine, and there are only a few guidelines while wearing it, please take note of them below.
You will wear the Blood Pressure Monitoring device for a period of 24 hours. During this time, please: