From the mercury sphygmomanometer to the smartphone: blood pressure measurement in the digital era

Date: Monday, March 29, 2021
Hour: 19:00-20:00 CEST

Stefano Omboni
Alexandru Mischie

Beverly Green
Richard McManus

1) Blood pressure measurement techniques and their clinical relevance (15 min)

A presentation of the available techniques for blood pressure measurement and the differential clinical impact of office and out-of-office blood pressures on hypertension management

Prof. Alta Schutte
Professor and Principal Theme Lead: Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, School of Population Health
University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia
Professorial Fellow, Cardiovascular Program
The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia
Immediate Past President, International Society of Hypertension

2) Mobile health and the new frontier of hypertension management (15 min)

A presentation of the role of digital health in hypertension management and in particular of mobile health technologies and tools

Prof. Raj Padwal
Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Pharmacology and General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Hypertension Dyslipidemia Clinic
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada


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March 29, 2021