Pharmacoeconomic Considerations in the Management of Hypertension

Hypertension is highly prevalent in developed and developing countries (more than 30% of the adult population when a threshold value of 140/90mm Hg is selected). It constitutes one of the major cardiovascular risk factors and accounts for more than 5% of total deaths worldwide. The economic impact of hypertension is enormous, representing $US23.74 billion… CONTINUE READING