Feasibility and effect of community health worker support and home monitoring for blood pressure control in Nigeria: A randomised pilot trial

Dike B. Ojji, Abigail S. Baldridge, Anthony I. Orji, Lamkur G. Shedul, Olubunmi I. Ojji, Nonye B. Egenti, Ada M. Nwankwo, Mark D. Huffman

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Abstract

In a three-arm, randomised, controlled trial among 60 Nigerian adults with hypertension, community health worker support and home blood pressure monitoring led to greater reductions in systolic blood pressure at four weeks compared to the usual care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E4-E6
JournalCardiovascular Journal of Africa
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2020

Keywords

  • Blood pressure
  • Control
  • Measures
  • Nigeria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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