Selected factors affecting adherence in the pharmacological treatment of arterial hypertension

@inproceedings{JankowskaPolaska2017SelectedFA,
  title={Selected factors affecting adherence in the pharmacological treatment of arterial hypertension},
  author={Beata Jankowska-Polańska and Anna Chudiak and Izabella Uchmanowicz and Krzysztof Dudek and Grzegorz Mazur},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Low adherence to hypertension (HT) management is one of the major contributors to poor blood pressure (BP) control. Approximately 40%-60% of patients with HT do not follow the prescribed treatment. The aim of the study was to analyze the relationship between selected variables and adherence to hypotensive pharmacological treatment. Besides socioclinical variables, the study focused on the role of illness acceptance. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS The study included 602 patients with HT… CONTINUE READING