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Abdullah A, et al. The influence of self-owned home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) on primary care patients with hypertension: A qualitative study. BMC Family Practice. 2011;12:143. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2296/12/143

Ali S & Rouse A. Practice Audits: reliability of sphygmomanometers and blood pressure recording bias. J of Human Hypertension. 2002. 16: 359-361.

American Hearth Association (AHA). Home blood pressure monitoring. American Heart Association. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofHighBloodPressure/Home-Blood-Pressure-Monitoring_UCM_301874_Article.jsp. Accessed June 12, 2012.

American Hearth Association (AHA). Cardiovascular Conditions Video Library: How to Monitor Your Blood Pressure At Home. AHA. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/ToolsForYourHeartHealth/Cardiovascular-Conditions-Video-Library_UCM_432751_SubHomePage.jsp

American Hearth Association (AHA). Choosing a home blood pressure monitor. American Heart Association. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofHighBloodPressure/Choosing-a-Home-Blood-Pressure-Monitor_UCM_303322_Article.jsp. Accessed June 12, 2012.

Buchanan S. The Accuracy of Alternatives to Mercury Sphygmomanometers. Health Care Research Collaborative. UIC School of Public Health. October 2009.

Cappuccio FP, Kerry SM, Forbes L, Donald A: Blood pressure control by home monitoring: meta-analysis of randomised trials.  BMJ 2004, 329(7458):145.

Consumer Reports Staff. Blood-pressure monitor buying guide.  May 2012. http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/blood-pressure-monitors.htm

Dilek M, Adibelli Z, Aydogdu T, Koksal AR, Cakar B, Akpolat T: Self-measurement of blood pressure at home: Is it reliable? Blood Pressure 2008, 17(1):34-41.

Dolan B. FDA clears Withings iPhone blood pressure cuff.  Mobile Health News. June 20, 2011. http://mobihealthnews.com/11275/fda-clears-withings-iphone-blood-pressure-cuff/

Dolan B. iHealth to launch Bluetooth wrist-worn blood pressure monitor next. Mobile Health News. July 9, 2012.  http://mobihealthnews.com/17838/ihealth-to-launch-bluetooth-wrist-worn-blood-pressure-monitor-next/

Drugstore Staff. Prices of home blood pressure monitors. Drugstore.com. http://www.drugstore.com/search/search_results.asp?Ntt=home%20blood%20pressure%20monitor&N=0&srchtree=1&Ntk=All&Ntx=mode%2bmatchallpartial&Ns=price%7c0&Nao=72. Accessed June 13, 2012.

Holt M. Using Wireless Connectivity to Address Health Care Hyperinflation.  Wireless Design & Development. http://www.wirelessdesignmag.com/ShowPR.aspx?PUBCODE=055&ACCT=0000100&ISSUE=1108&RELTYPE=PR&PRODCODE=000000&PRODLETT=GP&CommonCount=0

Husain I. Why iPhone connected blood pressure cuffs featured at CES are over hyped. iMedicalApps Jan 12, 2011. http://www.imedicalapps.com/2011/01/iphone-blood-pressure-monitor-cuffs-ces-hype-apps/

Husemann D, et al. Pervasive Patient Monitoring. ERCIM News. No. 60. Jan. 2005. http://www.ercim.eu/publication/Ercim_News/enw60/husemann.html

Kearney PM, et al. Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data. Lancet. 2005. Jan 15 – 21; 365 (9455): 217-223.

Logan DAAG, McIsaac WJ, Irvine J, Tisler A: Attitudes of primary care physicians and their patients about home blood pressure monitoring in Ontario.  Journal of Hypertension 2008, 26:446-452.

Mauro DS, et al. Low-Cost blood pressure monitoring device (An open source for Android). Blood Pressure Assist Device, User Manual V0.1. Engineering World Health (EWH) Design Competition. June 14, 2012. http://code.google.com/p/ewh-bp-project/wiki/UserManual

Mayo Clinic Staff. Measuring your blood pressure at home. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center; 2003.

Obrien T. Freescale home health hub wants to usher in the era of connected medical devices. Engadget. Nov. 19th 2011. http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/19/freescale-home-health-hub-wants-to-usher-in-the-era-of-connected/

Ohkubo T, et al. Home blood pressure measurement has a stronger predictive power for mortality than does screening blood pressure measurement: a population-based observation in Ohasama, Japan.  J Hypertens 1998, 16(7):971-975

Ostrovsky G. New startup develops continuous blood pressure measurement without a counter-pressure cuff.  MedGadget. Feb 15, 2012. http://medgadget.com/2012/02/new-startup-develops-continuous-blood-pressure-measurement-without-a-counter-pressure-cuff.html

Parati G, et al. European Society of Hypertension guidelines for blood pressure monitoring at home: A summary report of the Second International Consensus Conference on Home Blood Pressure Monitoring. Journal of Hypertension. 2008;26:1505.

Parati G, et al. Why Is Out-of-Office Blood Pressure Measurement Needed? Home Blood Pressure Measurements Will Increasingly Replace Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension.  Hypertension 2009

Pickering TG, et al. Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: Executive summary: A joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Hypertension. 2008;52:1.

Rickerby WJJ: Patients' experiences and opinions of home blood pressure measurement.  Journal of Human Hypertension 2003, 17:495-503.

Stergiou G, et al. Home blood pressure monitoring in children and adolescents: A systematic review. Journal of Hypertension. 2009;27:1941.

Stergiou G, et al. Home blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension: A systematic review. American Journal of Hypertension. 2011;24:123.

Stergiou G, et al. The optimal home blood pressure monitoring schedule based on the Didima outcome study. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2010;24:158.

Viera AJ, et al. Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: A cross-sectional mail survey. BMC Health Services Research. 2008;22:216.

Wan D. iPhone blood pressure peripheral head to head review: Withings versus iHealth, medical perspective. iMedicalApps. Aug 02, 2011.  http://www.imedicalapps.com/2011/08/ihealth-withings-blood-pressure-monitors-iphoneipad-review-comparison/