Study: At-home telemonitor helps patients lower BP

05/29/2013 | Nursing Times (U.K.) (free registration)

Patients who used a telemonitor to record their blood pressure at home lowered their readings more than those who received usual care, an Edinburgh University study found. Researchers said, however, that use of the telemonitor, which automatically sent results to nurses and physicians, did not result in patient lifestyle changes to improve heart health.

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