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Self-monitoring of blood pressure to guide titration of antihypertensive medication—a new era in hypertension management?

Authors: Jan K. Ho, Revathy Carnagarin, Vance B. Matthews, Markus P. Schlaich

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Hypertension remains the leading modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide and accounts for more than 10 million deaths annually (1). Despite the availability of effective pharmacotherapy, control rates of hypertension remain less than 50% in most countries.

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