Association of medical treatment nonadherence with all-cause mortality in newly treated hypertensive US veterans.

Abstract

Nonadherence to antihypertensive drugs is associated with adverse outcomes; however, mediators of this relationship are poorly understood. We examined the association between the International Classification of Diseases-Ninth Revision code for medical treatment nonadherence (V15.81) assigned before initiation of antihypertensive drug therapy and all-cause… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.03805