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Implications for practice and research
Individuals randomised to blood pressure (BP) self-monitoring and antihypertensive medication self-titration have clinically meaningful reductions in BP relative to usual care.
This study represents a significant advance in hypertension self-management in high-risk patient groups, but the intervention's potential for wide implementation remains unclear.
Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, stroke, heart failure and chronic kidney disease.1 Effective treatment reduces risk for these devastating complications, but BP remains insufficiently controlled in up to half …
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