Doctors record higher blood pressure than nurses: systematic review and meta-analysis

April 11, 2014

Source: British Journal of General Practice, 2014, 64 (621), e223-e232

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Date of publication: April 2014

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: The authors of this systematic review found that among 15 studies, blood pressure measurements taken by nurses were lower compared with doctors’ measurements. This may have implications for both hypertension diagnosis and management.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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