Effect of shared care on blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease: a cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Haan2013EffectOS,
  title={Effect of shared care on blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease: a cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Nynke D. Scherpbier-De Haan and Gerald M. M. Vervoort and Chris van Weel and Joz{\'e} Braspenning and J M V Mulder and Jack F. M. Wetzels and W J C de Grauw},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2013},
  volume={63 617},
  pages={e798-806}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly prevalent in patients with diabetes or hypertension in primary care. A shared care model could improve quality of care in these patients AIM To assess the effect of a shared care model in managing patients with CKD who also have diabetes or hypertension. Design and setting A cluster randomised controlled trial in nine general practices in The Netherlands. METHOD Five practices were allocated to the shared care model and four practices to… CONTINUE READING
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