[Differences in blood pressure measurement in the first consultations before and after implementation of the National Program of Hypertension Control].


This study was carried out in order to compare differences in blood pressure measurements (BPM) before and after the implementation of the program of hypertension control in Salvador, Brazil. Data concerning BPM following the program were obtained from medical records of all 846 adult patients who were seen in a first consultation basis in 5/16/91 in 23… (More)