Tuesday, September 26, 2017

CPSTF: Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring is Cost-Effective

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring involves training patients to use validated, and usually automated, blood pressure measurement devices on a regular basis in familiar settings, typically their homes. Patients share their blood pressure readings with their healthcare provider during medical visits, by telephone, or electronically. These measurements are monitored and used in treatment decisions to improve blood pressure control.

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently published a review of the economic evidence along with the recommendation paper for the following interventions that help improve blood pressure control:


Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Interventions When Used Alone

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Interventions when Combined with Additional Support

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