Comparison of two self-rating instruments for medication adherence assessment in hypertension revealed insufficient psychometric properties.

@article{Koschack2010ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two self-rating instruments for medication adherence assessment in hypertension revealed insufficient psychometric properties.},
  author={Janka Koschack and Gabriella Marx and J. Schnakenberg and Michael M. Kochen and Wolfgang Himmel},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={299-306}
}
OBJECTIVE In cases of insufficiently controlled blood pressure, it is important for practitioners to distinguish between "nonadherence" and "nonresponse" to antihypertensive drug treatment. A reliable and valid adherence measurement based on the patient's self-report may be helpful in daily practice. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING In a primary care sample with 353 hypertensive patients, we applied two self-rating instruments to assess medication adherence (the "Hill-Bone Compliance to High Blood… CONTINUE READING

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