All that glisters is not gold: a comparison of electronic monitoring versus filled prescriptions – an observational study

@article{Wetzels2006AllTG,
  title={All that glisters is not gold: a comparison of electronic monitoring versus filled prescriptions – an observational study},
  author={Gwenn E. C. Wetzels and Patricia Joan Nelemans and Jan S. A. G. Schouten and Boris L G van Wijk and Martin H. Prins},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={8 - 8}
}
BACKGROUND Poor compliance with antihypertensive medication is assumed to be an important reason for unsatisfactory control of blood pressure. Poor compliance is difficult to detect. Each method of measuring compliance has its own strengths and weaknesses. The aim of the present study was to compare patient compliance with antihypertensive drugs as measured by two methods, electronic monitoring versus refill compliance. METHODS 161 patients with a diagnosis of hypertension for at least a year… CONTINUE READING

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