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Self-screening and non-physician screening for hypertension in communities : a systematic review

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BACKGROUND: Community-based self-screening may provide opportunities to increase detection of hypertension, and identify raised blood pressure (BP) in populations who do not access healthcare. This systematic review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of non-physician screening and self-screening of BP in community settings. METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Central Trials Register, Medline, Embase, CINAHL, and Science Citation Index and Conference Proceeding... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ajh/hpv029

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
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RP-PG-1209–10051
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
American Journal of Hypertension More from this journal
Publication date:
2015-03-01
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EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-7061
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English
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pubs:516730
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uuid:c7d51f79-286d-41a7-8dfc-c3130cfa8836
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516730
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2015-04-28

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