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Table 2 Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

From: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of telemonitoring and self-management in the control of hypertension: Telemonitoring and self-management in hypertension. [ISRCTN17585681]

Inclusion Criteria
Age between 35–85
Treated hypertension (diagnostic code for hypertension plus prescription for antihypertensive medication)
Blood pressure greater than 140/90 at baseline
Willingness to self monitor and self manage
Exclusion Criteria
Inability to self monitor (including diagnosis of dementia, score of >10 on short orientation memory concentration test)
Current prescription for more than two antihypertensive medications
Terminal disease
Blood pressure not managed by their General Practitioner
Postural Drop > 20 mmHg systolic