Blood pressure control and antihypertensive pharmacotherapy patterns in a hypertensive population of Eastern Central Region of Portugal

@inproceedings{Morgado2010BloodPC,
  title={Blood pressure control and antihypertensive pharmacotherapy patterns in a hypertensive population of Eastern Central Region of Portugal},
  author={Manuel P Morgado and Sandra A Rolo and L Pereira and Miguel Castelo-Branco},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Interventions to improve blood pressure control in hypertension have had limited success in clinical practice despite evidence of cardiovascular disease prevention in randomised controlled trials.The objectives of this study were to evaluate blood pressure control and antihypertensive pharmacotherapy patterns in a population of Eastern Central Region of Portugal, attending a hospital outpatient clinic (ambulatory setting) for routine follow-up. METHODS Medical data of all patients… CONTINUE READING
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