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NICE to consider evidence supporting BP target of 120mmHg, says expert


No time to measure BP accurately in primary care and it fluctuates dramatically in any case! 3 reading over how many minutes - I can't remember and all the time you have to tick qof boxes without making the patient talk! I agree with explaining NNT to the patient. Treating BP is like immunisation. You are taking the pills for the community effect without likely benefit to the individualindividual.

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27 Mar 2016

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