Impaired cognitive function and compliance with antihypertensive drugs in elderly: the Rotterdam Study.

@article{Salas2001ImpairedCF,
  title={Impaired cognitive function and compliance with antihypertensive drugs in elderly: the Rotterdam Study.},
  author={Maribel Salas and B A in't Veld and Paul D van der Linden and Albert Hofman and Monique M. B. Breteler and Bruno C. Stricker},
  journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2001},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={561-6}
}
BACKGROUND To our knowledge, there are no epidemiologic studies on the association between cognitive impairment and noncompliance with antihypertensive therapy. We studied compliance with antihypertensive treatment in elderly patients with cognitive impairment. METHODS The Rotterdam Study is a prospective community-based cohort study of 7983 residents > or = 55 years old. We studied 1979 participants in the study who had 2 consecutive Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) assessments in the… CONTINUE READING

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