Effects of a lifestyle programme on ambulatory blood pressure and drug dosage in treated hypertensive patients: A randomized controlled trial

Author: Burke, V. Country/countries: Australia Number of patients participating in the study: 241 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Social support delivered in groups Intervention components: E+SS+G
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Setting of implementation: Community-based care Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator Targeted self-management behaviours: Cessation or reduction of alcohol and other harmful consumptions, Condition-specific behaviours, Eating behaviours, Medication use and adherence, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring, Smoking cessation or reduction

Outcomes measured in the study

Effekt Messgröße Tool
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 54.6 years (+/- a standard deviation of 7.2) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 30.1 (+/- a standard deviation of 2.5) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: 1.0

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Effekt Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Comorbidities managament - Diastolic pressure
Comorbidities managament - Systolic pressure