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Postpartum blood pressure self-management following hypertensive pregnancy: protocol of the Physician Optimised Post-partum Hypertension Treatment (POP-HT) trial

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Introduction New-onset hypertension affects approximately 10% of pregnancies and is associated with a significant increase in risk of cardiovascular disease in later life, with blood pressure measured 6 weeks postpartum predictive of blood pressure 5–10 years later. A pilot trial has demonstrated that improved blood pressure control, achevied via self-management during the puerperium, was associated with lower blood pressure 3-4 years postpartum. Physician Optimised Post-part... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051180

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0000-0003-3247-5126
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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ORCID:
0000-0001-6544-8066
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Article number:
e051180
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-02-23
Acceptance date:
2022-01-25
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
35197335
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1241245
Local pid:
pubs:1241245
Deposit date:
2022-03-22

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