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The clinical efficacy of using specially trained nurses to treat hypertension at the patient's place of work was compared in a controlled trial with management by the patient's family doctor. The 457 study participants were selected from 21 906 volunteers in industry and government whose blood-pressure was screened. The nurses were allowed to prescribe and(More)
The cost-effectiveness of treating hypertension at the patient's place of work was compared in a randomized controlled trial with care delivered in a community. The average total cost per patient for worksite care in this 12-month study was not significantly different from that for regular care ($242.86 +/- 6.94 vs $211.34 +/- 18.66, mean +/- SEM). The(More)
We describe a liquid-chromatographic procedure for determining nadolol in plasma. After an analog of nadolol is added as internal standard, the plasma sample is passed through a disposable BondElut C18 column. After several column washes, nadolol and the internal standard are eluted with methanol, and the eluate is evaporated and reconstituted with the(More)
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