Pattern of compliance to anti- hypertensive medications in hypertensive patients in a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh

@article{Hossain2016PatternOC,
  title={Pattern of compliance to anti- hypertensive medications in hypertensive patients in a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh},
  author={Syed Zakir Hossain and Mohammad Rofiqul Islam and Sarmistha Biswas and Prodip Kumar Biswas and Mohammad Zaid Hossain and Nafizul Islam and A. Hossain and Mohammad Habibur Rahaman},
  journal={Journal of Dhaka Medical College},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={62-66}
}
Background: Non-adherence to anti-hypertensive medications can have a negative impact on long term cardiovascular outcome. Various studies have been conducted on this issue but factors are not yet explored properly, particularly in Bangladesh. This study was conducted to find out the prevalence and factors associated with pattern of compliance to anti-hypertensive medications in a tertiary level hospital. Methods : This descriptive study was done on 146 indoor hypertensive patients, included by… Expand
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