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NICE recommends stricter QOF blood pressure targets for patients with CVD


We already see patients who are over treated, causing a significant impact on their lives, such as old ladies in church collapsing when the hymn singing begins and their intra thoracic pressure rises. BP is dynamic measurement - will just one raised reading over the target on a 24 ABPM initiate treatment? This is medicine by numbers, not holistic care. ..........but then, numbers are easy to measure and quantify, unlike genuine health and well being.

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13 Jun 2013

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