Divergent views of hospital staff on detecting and managing hypertension.

@article{Taylor1979DivergentVO,
  title={Divergent views of hospital staff on detecting and managing hypertension.},
  author={Lynne Taylor and Mike C Foster and D. Gareth Beevers},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={1 6165},
  pages={715-6}
}
A questionnaire about detecting and managing hypertension was answered by 76 out of 110 (69%) doctors and 116 out of 195 (63%) qualified nurses in a large hospital. There was no general agreement on the method of taking diastolic blood pressures or on the level of hypertension requiring treatment. Most of the clinicians treated mild hypertension, although… CONTINUE READING