Comparison of blood pressure measurements using an automated blood pressure device in community pharmacies and family physicians' offices: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Chambers2013ComparisonOB,
  title={Comparison of blood pressure measurements using an automated blood pressure device in community pharmacies and family physicians' offices: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Larry W Chambers and Janusz A Kaczorowski and Susan O'Rielly and Sandra Ignagni and Stephen S J C Hearps},
  journal={CMAJ open},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={E37-42}
}
BACKGROUND Accurate measurement of blood pressure is the foundation of appropriate diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of hypertension. The use of automated blood pressure devices in community settings such as pharmacies provide opportunities for additional blood pressure measurement; however, it is important to ensure that these measurements are comparable to those taken in physicians' offices using the same devices. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to assess whether blood… CONTINUE READING

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