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Improving management and effectiveness of home blood pressure monitoring: a qualitative UK primary care study.

Abstract:

Self-monitoring blood pressure (SMBP) is becoming an increasingly prevalent practice in UK primary care, yet there remains little conceptual understanding of why patients with hypertension engage in self-monitoring.To identify psychological factors or processes prompting the decision to self-monitor blood pressure.A qualitative study of patients previously participating in a survey study about SMBP from four general practices in the West Midlands.Taped and transcribed in-depth interviews with...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp15x687433

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
640
Pages:
e776-e783
Publication date:
2015-11-05
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:a28d6b06-1137-4cdf-98aa-108b4b28d71c
Source identifiers:
575279
Local pid:
pubs:575279

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