BACKGROUND: Control of blood pressure is a key component of cardiovascular disease prevention, but is difficult to achieve and until recently has been the sole preserve of health professionals. This study assessed whether self-management by people with poorly controlled hypertension resulted in better blood pressure control compared with usual care. METHODS: This randomised controlled trial was undertaken in 24 general practices in the UK. Patients aged 35-85 years were eligible for enrolment...Expand abstract
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Telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension (TASMINH2): a randomised controlled trial.
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