Journal article icon

Journal article

Patient use of blood pressure self-screening facilities in general practice waiting rooms: a qualitative study in the UK

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Blood pressure (BP) self-screening, whereby members of the public have access to BP monitoring equipment outside of healthcare consultations, may increase the detection and treatment of hypertension. Currently in the UK such opportunities are largely confined to GP waiting rooms. AIM: To investigate the reasons why people do or do not use BP self-screening facilities. DESIGN AND SETTING: A cross-sectional, qualitative study in Oxfordshire, UK. METHOD: Semi-structured interviews wi...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.3399/bjgp17X690881

Authors


More by this author
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
More by this author
Department:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
More by this author
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
660
Pages:
e467-e473
Publication date:
2017-06-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:694009
URN:
uri:139f8142-2f36-4af2-92db-1c4a1cb0add4
UUID:
uuid:139f8142-2f36-4af2-92db-1c4a1cb0add4
Local pid:
pubs:694009
Paper number:
660

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP