Laneita Davis, DNP, FNP-BC

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Self-monitoring for HTN awareness

The prevalence of hypertension is increasing, especially in my home state of Mississippi.  One problem with hypertension is the absence of symptoms. Individuals in rural areas experience many difficulties in accessing health-care services, so what I am doing in my practice is prescribing self-monitoring of blood pressure, either with a home device or through a…

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