Audit in Mid-Glamorgan also shows major problems with management of hypertensionBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7066.1203a (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1203
- Andrew J Burr
- Pharmaceutical adviser (clinical) Hensol Hospital, Mid-Glamorgan CF72 8YS
EDITOR,—T P Fahey and T J Peters's paper highlights the fact that blood pressure guidelines vary considerably in the way they determine control of hypertension.1 Colleagues and I are currently carrying out an audit of hypertensive patients, and I report here some preliminary data on our findings from this audit in Upper Rhondda Fawr, Mid-Glamorgan.
The audit involves five local practices and 10 community pharmacists, who regularly assess control of blood pressure and other, related variables in …