Better compliance to antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk.

@article{Corrao2011BetterCT,
  title={Better compliance to antihypertensive medications reduces cardiovascular risk.},
  author={Giovanni Corrao and Andrea Parodi and Federica Nicotra and Antonella Zambon and Luca Paolo Merlino and Giancarlo Maria Cesana and Giuseppe Mancia},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={610-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The effect of compliance with antihypertensive medications on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes in a population without a known history of cardiovascular disease has been addressed by a large population-based prospective, cohort study carried out by linking Italian administrative databases. METHODS The cohort of 242 594 patients aged 18 years or older, residents in the Italian Lombardy Region, who were newly treated for hypertension during 2000-2001, was followed from index… CONTINUE READING
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