Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective?

James A Hodgkinson, Katherine L Tucker, Carole Crawford, Sheila M Greenfield, Carl Heneghan, Lisa Hinton, Khalid Khan, Louise Locock, Lucy Mackillop, Christine McCourt, Mary Selwood, Richard J McManus

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Abstract

Guidelines encourage the use of self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy, and research suggests that women prefer it. But HODGKINSON AND COLLEAGUES: explain that our enthusiasm may run ahead of the evidence and call for more research before it is routinely adopted.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberg6616
JournalBMJ
Volume349
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
  • Pregnancy
  • Risk Assessment

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