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The self-management of hypertensive pregnancies

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Background

Hypertension occurs in between 8 to 10% of pregnancies in the UK. While there has been a decline in maternal deaths from hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, it can still cause increased cardiovascular disease risk in later life. Therefore, better management strategies for hypertensive pregnancies, such as combining blood pressure monitoring, self-testing for proteinuria, and self-titrating blood pressure medication, are needed. In the general population, se... Expand abstract

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0003-3638-028X
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Role:
Supervisor
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Programme:
Programme for Applied Research: The BUMP trial
Grant:
RP-PG-0614-2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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