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Screening for Hypertension in the INpatient Environment(SHINE): a protocol for a prospective study of diagnostic accuracy among adult hospital patients

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Introduction:A significant percentage of patients admitted to hospital have undiagnosed hypertension. However, present hypertension guidelines in the UK, Europe and USA do not define a blood pressure threshold at which hospital inpatients should be considered at risk of hypertension, outside of the emergency setting. The objective of this study is to identify the optimal in-hospital mean blood pressure threshold, above which patients should receive post-discharge blood pressure assessment in ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
9
Article number:
e033792
Publication date:
2019-12-04
Acceptance date:
2019-11-14
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2044-6055
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1074398
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2019-11-26

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