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Aggregate Evidence QualityGrade C
Benefits Avoids unnecessarily exposing youth with WCH to extensive diagnostic testing or medication 
Risks, harm, cost Risk of discomfort to patient. Some insurance plans may not reimburse for the test 
Benefit–harm assessment The risk of ABPM is lower than the risk of unnecessary treatment. The use of ABPM has also been shown to be more cost-effective than other approaches to diagnosing HTN 
Intentional vagueness None 
Role of patient preferences Some patients may prefer repeat office or home measurements to ABPM 
Exclusions None 
Strength Moderate recommendation 
Key references 23,155,158,159  
Aggregate Evidence QualityGrade C
Benefits Avoids unnecessarily exposing youth with WCH to extensive diagnostic testing or medication 
Risks, harm, cost Risk of discomfort to patient. Some insurance plans may not reimburse for the test 
Benefit–harm assessment The risk of ABPM is lower than the risk of unnecessary treatment. The use of ABPM has also been shown to be more cost-effective than other approaches to diagnosing HTN 
Intentional vagueness None 
Role of patient preferences Some patients may prefer repeat office or home measurements to ABPM 
Exclusions None 
Strength Moderate recommendation 
Key references 23,155,158,159  
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