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