Improving blood pressure control among adults with CKD and diabetes: provider-focused quality improvement using electronic health records.

@article{Thomas2011ImprovingBP,
  title={Improving blood pressure control among adults with CKD and diabetes: provider-focused quality improvement using electronic health records.},
  author={Bernadette Thomas},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={406-11}
}
Current evidence demonstrates poor provider knowledge and compliance to clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for CKD screening, blood pressure (BP) goals specific to people with diabetes mellitus (DM) and CKD, and underutilization or incorrect drug selection for antihypertensive therapy. This 12-week provider-focused quality improvement project sought to (1) increase primary care provider (PCP) adherence to CPG in the treatment and control of BP among adults with CKD and DM by using electronic… CONTINUE READING
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