Effect of pharmacist intervention and initiation of home blood pressure monitoring in patients with uncontrolled hypertension.

@article{Mehos2000EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pharmacist intervention and initiation of home blood pressure monitoring in patients with uncontrolled hypertension.},
  author={B M Mehos and Joseph J Saseen and Eric J Maclaughlin},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={1384-9}
}
This prospective, randomized, controlled study evaluated the impact of pharmacist-initiated home blood pressure monitoring and intervention on blood pressure control, therapy compliance, and quality of life (QOL). Subjects were 36 patients with uncontrolled stage 1 or 2 hypertension. Eighteen subjects received home blood pressure monitors, a diary, and instructions to measure blood pressure twice every morning. Home measurements were evaluated by a clinical pharmacist by telephone, and the… CONTINUE READING

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