Clinician workshop leads to better blood pressure control

07/8/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A two-day educational workshop for nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians and pharmacists led to an increase in the number of primary care patients who had controlled blood pressure, Canadian researchers reported in the Journal of Human Hypertension. The program did not emphasize a particular drug or care methodology, but focused on better use of clinical practice guidelines and developing patient-management tools for practices and self-management tools for patients.

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