What is the optimum number of visits per year for stable chronic hypertension?
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Two versus 4 scheduled visits per year yields comparable results in hypertension control, patient compliance, and patient satisfaction. (SOR: B, based on a single RCT.) A chart review study found a weak correlation between shorter visit intervals and lower achieved blood pressures. (SOR: C, based on case series.) No studies indicate the optimum number of visits per year for stable chronic hypertension to minimize end-organ dysfunction or mortality.
Evidence-based practice 13, no. 09 (2010): 04