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Blood pressure self-monitoring in pregnancy (BuMP) feasibility study; a qualitative analysis of women’s experiences of self-monitoring

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Background: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are a leading cause of maternal and fetal morbidity worldwide. Raised blood pressure (BP) affects 10% of pregnancies worldwide, of which almost half develop pre-eclampsia. The proportion of pregnant women who have risk factors for pre-eclampsia (such as pre-existing hypertension, obesity and advanced maternal age) is increasing. Pre-eclampsia can manifest itself before women experience symptoms and can develop between antenatal visits. Incentiv...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12884-017-1592-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences; PHC-Herg
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Grant:
National School for Primary Care Research SPCR project no. 171/
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 427
Publication date:
2017-12-19
Acceptance date:
2017-11-23
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ISSN:
1471-2393
Pubs id:
pubs:797376
URN:
uri:de66c854-efd7-487d-8d1e-8741c6551f13
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uuid:de66c854-efd7-487d-8d1e-8741c6551f13
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pubs:797376

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