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
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalBMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume349
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2014

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Hodgkinson, J. A., Tucker, K. L., Crawford, C., Greenfield, S. M., Heneghan, C., Hinton, L., ... McManus, R. J. (2014). Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective? BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 349, 1-4. [g6616]. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6616

Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective? / Hodgkinson, James A.; Tucker, Katherine L.; Crawford, Carole; Greenfield, Sheila M.; Heneghan, Carl; Hinton, Lisa; Khan, Khalid; Locock, Louise; Mackillop, Lucy; McCourt, Christine; Selwood, Mary; McManus, Richard J.

In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.), Vol. 349, g6616, 18.11.2014, p. 1-4.

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Hodgkinson, JA, Tucker, KL, Crawford, C, Greenfield, SM, Heneghan, C, Hinton, L, Khan, K, Locock, L, Mackillop, L, McCourt, C, Selwood, M & McManus, RJ 2014, 'Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective?', BMJ (Clinical research ed.), vol. 349, g6616, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6616
Hodgkinson JA, Tucker KL, Crawford C, Greenfield SM, Heneghan C, Hinton L et al. Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective? BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2014 Nov 18;349:1-4. g6616. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6616
Hodgkinson, James A. ; Tucker, Katherine L. ; Crawford, Carole ; Greenfield, Sheila M. ; Heneghan, Carl ; Hinton, Lisa ; Khan, Khalid ; Locock, Louise ; Mackillop, Lucy ; McCourt, Christine ; Selwood, Mary ; McManus, Richard J. / Is self monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy safe and effective?. In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2014 ; Vol. 349. pp. 1-4.
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