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Self-monitoring blood pressure in patients with hypertension: an internet-based survey of UK GPs

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BACKGROUND: Previous research suggests that most GPs in the UK use self-monitoring of blood pressure (SMBP) to monitor the control of hypertension rather than for diagnosis. This study sought to assess current practice in the use of self-monitoring and any changes in practice following more recent guideline recommendations. AIM: To survey the views and practice of UK GPs in 2015 with regard to SMBP and compare them with a previous survey carried out in 2011. DESIGN AND SETTING: Web-based surv...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp16X687037

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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Herg
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Harris Manchester College
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
652
Pages:
e831-e837
Publication date:
2016-10-27
Acceptance date:
2016-05-24
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:641537
URN:
uri:041ed1fb-239b-4c43-b5e6-a97582a298ef
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uuid:041ed1fb-239b-4c43-b5e6-a97582a298ef
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pubs:641537
Paper number:
652

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