Small gains in BP control could yield big results

06/17/2009 | Forbes

A U.S. study found small, inexpensive steps, such as carrying a blood pressure wallet card to track clinic visits and medications, helped patients achieve a 4.2% improvement in blood pressure control. Investigators said even that small of an improvement, spread over a large population, would translate into big gains in the prevention of stroke, heart attack and congestive heart failure. The study was published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

View Full Article in:

Forbes

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ
Project Manager RA - 15000003MD
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN