Figure 1: Average BP readings of physicians, nurses, and CVTs with and without a white lab coat compared to control ABPM-This graph shows a comparison between the BP measurements of various health care providers compared to the daytime readings of a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor in 50 patients. Health care providers measured the blood pressure twice using a standardized method; once with a white lab coat, and once without. These results are displayed in separate columns. Abbreviations- ABPM: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor, BP: Blood Pressure, CVTs: Technicians, mmHg-Millimeters of Mercury.