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Does home telemonitoring improve hypertension management?

Nature Reviews Nephrology volume 7, pages 493495 (2011) | Download Citation

Self-monitoring of blood pressure at home is widely used and regarded as an effective tool to improve long-term management and control of hypertension. A new meta-analysis assessing the utility of home blood pressure monitoring supported by telecommunication shows that this system has the potential to further improve the care of patients with hypertension.

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  1. Hypertension Center, Third University Department of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, 152 Mesogion Avenue, Athens 11527, Greece

    • George S. Stergiou
    •  & Efthimia G. Nasothimiou

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G. S. Stergiou has received consultation fees from Microlife and speakers bureau honoraria from Microlife and Omron. E. G. Nasothimiou declares no competing interests.

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Correspondence to George S. Stergiou.

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