Patterns of antihypertensive drug utilization in primary care

@article{Pittrow2004PatternsOA,
  title={Patterns of antihypertensive drug utilization in primary care},
  author={David Pittrow and Wilhelm Kirch and Peter Bramlage and Hendrik Lehnert and Michaela H{\"o}fler and Theresa Unger and Arya M. Sharma and H. -U. Wittchen},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={60},
  pages={135-142}
}
In the treatment of hypertension, physicians’ attitudes and practice patterns are receiving increased attention as contributors to poor blood pressure (BP) control. Thus, current use of antihypertensive drugs in primary care was analyzed and the association with selected physician and patient characteristics was assessed. The Hypertension and Diabetes Risk Screening and Awareness (HYDRA) study is a cross-sectional point prevalence study of 45,125 primary care attendees recruited from a… CONTINUE READING

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