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Table 2 Measurement of home blood pressure monitoring

From: 2018 Korean Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the management of hypertension: part II-diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

• Use an upper arm cuff
• Time of measurement should be
1. Morning: within 1 h after waking up, after urination, before taking antihypertensive drugs, before breakfast, after a 1–2 min rest in a seated position
2. Night: before retiring, after a 1–2 min rest in a seated position
3. Other conditions if necessary
• Frequency of measurement: one to three times per occasion
• Period of measurement: as long as possible; 1 week or more for the diagnosis of hypertension; over at least 5–7 days immediately preceding the visit during follow-up of treatment