Adherence to antihypertensive medication and association with patient and practice factors

  title={Adherence to antihypertensive medication and association with patient and practice factors},
  author={Melanie E Inkster and Peter T. Donnan and Thomas M. MacDonald and Frank M. Sullivan and Tom Fahey},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
Medical non-adherence has previously been identified as a major problem in the treatment of hypertension. In our study, we found a mean adherence of 91.44711.62% and no significant associations were discovered between adherence to medication and socio-demographic variables, comorbidities or number of antihypertensive drugs taken. Further research is needed to identify effective interventions to enhance patient medication adherence for this prevalent chronic condition. Hypertension is an… CONTINUE READING


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