Blood pressure measurement - new insights, challenges and controversies

The accurate measurement and interpretation of blood pressure under variable clinical circumstances still represents a major challenge and yet is vital to the optimal detection and management of hypertensive states. The Journal of Human Hypertension is proud to present a special web collection bringing together articles exploring a wide variety of issues pertaining to blood pressure measurement, all of them published in JHH within the last three years. Ambulatory versus office, attended office measurement versus unattended, dippers versus non-dippers, variability and morning surges, new devices and the effects of atrial fibrillation and pregnancy are all covered in these pages. We hope you enjoy this potpourri of high quality, informative publications on this important topic.