An evaluation of a targeted approach to blood pressure control in poorly controlled hypertensive patients in an inner london borough

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: WILLIAMS, Helen (Health Innovation Network, Medicines Optimisation, Beckenham, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Helen Williams: Medicines Optimisation Team, Southwark CCG, London, United Kingdom;, Health Innovation Network, London, United Kingdom
    Anna Hodgkinson: Medicines Optimisation Team, NHS Lambeth CCG, London, United Kingdom
    Elijah Rhone: Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Imran Hafiz: Pharmacy Department, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Victoria Collings: Pharmacy Department, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Vanessa Burgess: Medicines Optimisation Team, NHS Lambeth CCG, London, United Kingdom
    Hiten Dodhia: Public Health, London Borough of Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
    John Balazs: NHS Lambeth CCG, London, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    This was a longitudinal study undertaken from April 2014 to March 2015. Patients with a systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥160mmHg and/or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) ≥100mmHg were identified. Patients were assessed with a baseline BP reading at initial review and a repeat reading following recommended changes to their hypertension..

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