Effect of fixed dose combination treatment on adherence and risk factor control among patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease: randomised controlled trial in primary care.

@article{Selak2014EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fixed dose combination treatment on adherence and risk factor control among patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease: randomised controlled trial in primary care.},
  author={Vanessa Selak and Carolyn Raina Elley and Chris Bullen and Sue Crengle and Angela K. Wadham and Natasha Rafter and Varsha Parag and Matire Harwood and Robert Neil Doughty and Bruce Arroll and Richard J. Milne and Dale M Bramley and Linda J. M. Bryant and R Terry Jackson and Anthony Rodgers},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2014},
  volume={348},
  pages={g3318}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether provision of fixed dose combination treatment improves adherence and risk factor control compared with usual care of patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease in primary care. DESIGN Open label randomised control trial: IMPACT (IMProving Adherence using Combination Therapy). SETTING 54 general practices in the Auckland and Waikato regions of New Zealand, July 2010 to August 2013. PARTICIPANTS 513 adults (including 257 indigenous Māori) at high risk of… CONTINUE READING
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