Poor drug adherence and lack of awareness of hypertension among hypertensive stroke patients in Kampala, Uganda: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Mugwano2015PoorDA,
  title={Poor drug adherence and lack of awareness of hypertension among hypertensive stroke patients in Kampala, Uganda: a cross sectional study},
  author={Isaac Mugwano and Mark Kaddumukasa and Levi Mugenyi and James Kayima and Edward Ddumba and Martha Sajatovic and Cathy A. Sila and Michael A. DeGeorgia and Elly Tebasoboke Katabira},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2015}
}
Raised blood pressure (BP) remains an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases such as stroke. Adherence to therapeutic recommendations especially antihypertensive drugs is important in BP control. The aim of the study was to assess the stroke risk factors and levels of adherence among hypertensive patients with stroke in Kampala Uganda. In a cross-sectional study we describe 112 hypertensive subjects with stroke from two Kampala city hospitals. A standardized pre-tested questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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