TITLE

Self-management of hypertension effective measure to lower BP

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Brian
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a 2010 study on the efficacy of the self-management of hypertension in lowering systolic blood pressure (BP) which is said to make the approach as another significant mode in hypertension control.
ACCESSION #
53282380

 

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