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Telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension (TASMINH2): a randomised controlled trial.

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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...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
376
Issue:
9736
Pages:
163-172
Publication date:
2010-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:e4cb5fed-31cc-44ea-a0cb-4dacb32c4db7
Source identifiers:
122506
Local pid:
pubs:122506

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