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Interventions used to improve control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension (Review)

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dc.contributor.author Glynn, Liam G.
dc.contributor.author Murphy, Andrew W.
dc.contributor.author Smith, S.M.
dc.contributor.author Schroeder, Kunt
dc.contributor.author Fahey, Tom
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-03T10:29:10Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-03T10:29:10Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/9179
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Background Patients with high blood pressure (hypertension) in the community frequently fail to meet treatment goals - a condition labelled as "uncontrolled" hypertension. The optimal way to organize and deliver care to hypertensive patients has not been clearly identified. Objectives To determine the effectiveness of interventions to improve control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension. To evaluate the effectiveness of reminders on improving the follow-up of patients with hypertension. Search methods All-language search of all articles (any year) in the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR) and Medline; and Embase from January 1980. Selection criteria Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of patients with hypertension that evaluated the following interventions: (1) self-monitoring (2) educational interventions directed to the patient (3) educational interventions directed to the health professional (4) health professional (nurse or pharmacist) led care (5) organisational interventions that aimed to improve the delivery of care (6) appointment reminder systems Outcomes assessed were: (1) mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure (2) control of blood pressure (3) proportion of patients followed up at clinic Data collection and analysis Two authors extracted data independently and in duplicate and assessed each study according to the criteria outlined by the Cochrane Handbook. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;3, Art. No.: CD005182
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005182.pub4
dc.subject hypertension en_US
dc.subject control of blood pressure en_US
dc.title Interventions used to improve control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension (Review) en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/14651858.CD005182.pub4
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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