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Pregnant women are doing it for themselves: Self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy

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Regular blood pressure checks are crucial to the early detection of pre-eclampsia and are associated with better maternal and neonatal outcomes. Hypertension can develop between antenatal visits, however, and complications may progress rapidly. Having women monitor their own blood pressure at home could be an effective way of overcoming this problem, providing a cost-effective means to improve outcomes and empower women. Further evidence is needed, however, to ensure that the practice is impl...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.12968/bjom.2018.26.7.451

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University of Oxford
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Mark Allen Healthcare Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Midwifery Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
7
Publication date:
2018-07-04
Acceptance date:
2018-06-06
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EISSN:
2052-4307
ISSN:
0969-4900
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pubs:859691
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uri:e908e88d-ff23-4565-95f0-0281c00f557a
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