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Pharmacist Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence in Heart Failure
Context Patients sometimes have difficulty following complicated treatment regimens. Contribution In this trial, 314 low-income patients with congestive heart failure were randomly assigned to aExpand
BG9719 (CVT-124), an A1 Adenosine Receptor Antagonist, Protects Against the Decline in Renal Function Observed With Diuretic Therapy
Background—Adenosine may adversely affect renal function via its effects on renal arterioles and tubuloglomerular feedback, but effects of adenosine blockade in humans receiving furosemide and ACEExpand
Social support and health-related quality of life in chronic heart failure patients
Objectives: Objectives of this study were to: (1) describe perceived social support during a baseline hospitalization and 12 months later among heart failure patients; (2) examine differences inExpand
Diuretic therapy.
  • D. Brater
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1998
Renal toxicity of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
NSAIDs pose little threat of renal insult in normal, healthy persons at therapeutic dosages. However, NSAID administration to susceptible persons may cause decrements in renal plasma flow andExpand
Factors Associated With Exacerbation of Heart Failure Include Treatment Adherence and Health Literacy Skills
We determined the factors associated with exacerbation of heart failure, using a cohort (n = 192) nested within a randomized trial at a university‐affiliated ambulatory practice. Factors associatedExpand
Effect of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibition on Renal Function in Elderly Persons Receiving a Low-Salt Diet
The effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are mediated through their ability to inhibit cyclooxygenase (COX)-catalyzed prostaglandin production. Two isoforms of COX, COX-1 andExpand
Effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on renal function: focus on cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibition.
  • D. Brater
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of medicine
  • 13 December 1999
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can affect renal function in a variety of ways. The most important clinical effects are decreased sodium excretion, decreased potassium excretion, andExpand
Improving Treatment of Late Life Depression in Primary Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial
OBJECTIVE: Facilitate primary care physicians' compliance with recommended standards of care for late life depression by reducing barriers to recognition and treatment.
A conceptual framework to study medication adherence in older adults.
BACKGROUND Adults aged > or =50 years often have multiple chronic diseases requiring multiple medications. However, even drugs with well-documented benefits are often not taken as prescribed, for aExpand