Study backs nurse-managed titration

US researchers have backed nurse-managed titration of medications for having a positive influence on outpatient management of adults with chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.

The meta-analysis of 11 Western European and seven US studies involving more than 23,000 patients shows an overall improvements in haemoglobin levels, blood pressure and cholesterol.

It shows a team approach that uses nurse-managed protocols has a pattern of