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Letters Blood pressure in primary care

Home monitoring, a way to go?

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 29 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2623
  1. Joao Calinas-Correia, general practitioner1
  1. 1LiberCare, PO Box 9729, Newark NG24 9GW
  1. dr.j.calinas{at}

    Law and colleagues recommend antihypertensive drugs be prescribed according to risk rather than blood pressure readings.1 Keenan and colleagues report a lack of benefit from frequent blood pressure monitoring.2 The accompanying editorial concludes that the …

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