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Patients’ and clinicians’ views on the optimum schedules for self-monitoring of blood pressure: a qualitative focus group and interview study

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BACKGROUND: Self-monitoring of blood pressure is common but guidance on how it should be carried out varies and it is currently unclear how such guidance is viewed. AIM: To explore patients' and healthcare professionals' (HCPs) views and experiences of the use of different self-monitoring regimens to determine what is acceptable and feasible, and to inform future recommendations. DESIGN AND SETTING: Thirteen focus groups and four HCP interviews were held, with a total of 66 participants (41 p...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3399/bjgp16X686149

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Hodgkinson, JA More by this author
Milner, SL More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Grant:
Programme Grant for Applied Research ‘Optimising the diagnosis and management of hypertension in primary care through self-monitoring of blood pressure’ (RP-PG- 1209-10051
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
652
Pages:
e819-e830
Publication date:
2016-10-27
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:656825
URN:
uri:6e6ef977-3769-4d9b-9e8c-c41ad4c3729f
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uuid:6e6ef977-3769-4d9b-9e8c-c41ad4c3729f
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pubs:656825

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