Workplace Program to Improve Blood Pressure Control

JAMA Cardiology

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What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial conducted at 60 workplaces in urban areas of China examined whether a wellness program with a hypertension management component would improve blood pressure control among employees compared to usual care.

Authors: Zengwu Wang, M.D., Ph.D., of the Peking Union Medical College & Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing, and Chun Chang, M.D., Ph.D., of Peking University in Beijing, are the corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.6161)

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