Medication acquisition and self-reported adherence in veterans with hypertension.

  title={Medication acquisition and self-reported adherence in veterans with hypertension.},
  author={Carolyn T Kalinowski Thorpe and Christopher L Bryson and Matthew L. Maciejewski and Hayden B. Bosworth},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={47 4},
OBJECTIVES To examine factors associated with oversupply and undersupply of antihypertensive medication, and examine evidence for medication acquisition as distinct from self-reported adherence. RESEARCH DESIGN Analysis of pharmacy refill records, medical charts, and in-person interviews. SUBJECTS Five hundred sixty-two male veterans with hypertension enrolled in a randomized controlled trial to improve BP control. MEASURES Patients were classified as having undersupply (<0.80… CONTINUE READING

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