publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Home BP monitoring in pregnancy hypertension

H. Perry; E. Sheehan; B. Thilaganathan; A. Khalil;
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: The majority of patients with chronic or gestational hypertension do not develop pre-eclampsia. Home blood-pressure monitoring (HBPM) has the potential to offer a more accurate and acceptable means of monitoring hypertensive patients during pregnancy compared with traditional pathways of frequent outpatient monitoring. The aim of this study was to determine whether HBPM reduces visits to antenatal services and is safe in pregnancy. METHODS: This was a case-control study of 166 hypertensive pregnant women, which took place at St George's Hospital, University of London. Inclusion criteria were: chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension or high risk...
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free text keywords: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radiological and Ultrasound Technology, Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging, Reproductive Medicine, General Medicine, Obstetrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Blood pressure, Blood pressure monitoring, Pregnancy, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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