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Self-Monitoring of Blood Pressure in Hypertension: A UK Primary Care Survey.

Abstract:

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure amongst people with hypertension using a cross-sectional survey. Of the 955 who replied (53%), 293 (31%) reported that they self-monitored blood pressure. Nearly 60% (198/331) self-monitored at least monthly. Diabetic patients monitoring their blood glucose were five times more likely than those not monitoring to monitor their blood pressure. Self-monitoring is less common in the UK than internationally, but is pra...

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Publisher copy:
10.1155/2012/582068
Journal:
International journal of hypertension More from this journal
Volume:
2012
Pages:
582068
Publication date:
2012-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2090-0392
ISSN:
2090-0384
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:205830
UUID:
uuid:626451fa-bb44-4495-8b31-7dfbfb044f91
Local pid:
pubs:205830
Source identifiers:
205830
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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