Dr. William B. White from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine moderated the topic "Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Monitoring" with Drs. Aldo Peixoto from the Yale School of Medicine, and Robert A. Phillips from the UMass Memorial Medical Center participating.
The discussion focused primarily on:
(1) ambulatory blood pressure monitoring,
(2) normal decline of blood pressure or "dippers"
(3) white-coat effect versus white-coat hypertension
(4) treatment of the white-coat hypertensive patient,