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Current practice of usual clinic blood pressure measurement in people with and without diabetes: a survey and prospective ‘mystery shopper’ study in UK primary care

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Objectives: Hypertension trials and epidemiological studies use multiple clinic blood pressure (BP) measurements at each visit. Repeat measurement is also recommended in international guidance; however, little is known about how BP is measured routinely. This is important for individual patient management and because routinely recorded readings form part of research databases. We aimed to determine the current practice of BP measurement during routine general practice appoint... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020589

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
ORCID:
0000-0003-1094-8455
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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School for Primary Care Research (NIHR SPCR)
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
Article: e020589
Publication date:
2018-04-12
Acceptance date:
2018-03-02
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:827379
URN:
uri:fd0497f8-5333-4cae-a5fb-7dd3046ce796
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uuid:fd0497f8-5333-4cae-a5fb-7dd3046ce796
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pubs:827379

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