Corpus ID: 488674

[Home blood pressure measurement: source of anxiety? Prospective observational study].

@article{Hautefeuille2009HomeBP,
  title={[Home blood pressure measurement: source of anxiety? Prospective observational study].},
  author={Anne Hautefeuille and Philippe Jeffredo and S{\'e}bastien Cadier and Lionel Dessolle and Jean-Yves Le Reste},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 10 Suppl},
  pages={
          3-6
        }
}
  • Anne Hautefeuille, Philippe Jeffredo, +2 authors Jean-Yves Le Reste
  • Published in La Revue du praticien 2009
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Home blood pressure measurement has been widely used for the diagnosis and the follow-up of hypertension. However there are few data concerning its impact on patient's quality of life. OBJECTIVE To assess whether home blood pressure measurement provokes anxiety and to check for predictive factors of this side effect. METHOD A prospective study was performed by six general practitioners in Finistère (Brittany). Over four months, fifty patients were included. Twelve patients… CONTINUE READING

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