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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: June 2015

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends self-measured blood pressure monitoring interventions combined with additional support to improve blood pressure outcomes in people with high blood pressure. These interventions help people with high blood pressure use measurement devices as part of their blood pressure management. Additional support includes things like patient counseling and educational sessions. CPSTF found that self-measured blood pressure monitoring together with other support help people meet their blood pressure goals and maintain improvements in their blood pressure.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2015). Heart disease and stroke prevention: self-measured blood pressure monitoring interventions for improved blood pressure control – when combined with additional support. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/cardiovascular-disease-self-measured-blood-pressure-with-additional-support