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DESIGN Randomised crossover trial with 6 months of standard best practice clinical care (control group) and 6 months with the addition of telemonitoring. PARTICIPANTS 68 patients with chronic lung disease (38 with COPD; 30 with chronic respiratory failure due to other causes), who had a hospital admission for an exacerbation within 6 months of(More)
Ambulatory intra-arterial blood pressure was monitored in 15 obese hypertensive and 10 obese normotensive subjects weighing more than 30% of their ideal body weight. Measurements were taken before and after 1 month in hospital on a diet of 330kCal/day designed to ensure 34 g protein and 65 mmol sodium. Mean +/- s.d. body mass index in the whole group fell(More)
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