Predictors of uncontrolled hypertension in ambulatory patients.

@article{Knight2001PredictorsOU,
  title={Predictors of uncontrolled hypertension in ambulatory patients.},
  author={Eric L. Knight and Rhonda L. Bohn and Philip Sung-En Wang and Robert J Glynn and Helen Mogun and Jerry Avorn},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={809-14}
}
Hypertension remains poorly controlled in the United States. Improvement of its management will require an understanding of the patient characteristics and treatment factors associated with uncontrolled hypertension. We studied antihypertensive medication use, comorbidity, and blood pressure measurements for 525 hypertensive patients in 3 different healthcare systems over a 1-year period. We concomitantly conducted comprehensive patient interviews covering demographic factors, knowledge of… CONTINUE READING
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