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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Clinic

Using up to 24 hours of accurate blood pressure data during normal activities of daily living and inform the primary care provider. Promote understanding of how lifestyle and food choices impact blood pressure.

The Prince Edward Family Health Team would like to thank the
Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary,
who generously provided funding for our 24-hour blood pressure monitor.


Goals

The goals of our Blood Pressure Monitoring Service are to:

• Obtain up to 24 hours of accurate blood pressure data during normal activities
of daily living

• Determine if high blood pressure readings are the result of white coat
syndrome

• Improve patient understanding of how lifestyle and food choices impact on
blood pressure


Services

Our Clinical Practice Nurse will:

•Program the portable blood pressure monitor
• Give you instructions about wearing the blood pressure monitor
• Do a manual blood pressure reading to test the machine before you take it
home
• Provide you with a patient diary to complete while wearing the blood pressure
monitor
• Tell you when to return the monitor
• Download your blood pressure data from the monitor
• Forward your data to your health care provider who will review the data and
determine if blood pressure treatment is required

Links of Interest

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Locations and Hours of Operation

Tuesday -Thursday by appointment at the PECMH room 259A

Contact

Geri Claxton, RN
613-476-2181 ext. 4718