The COMpliance PraxiS Survey (COMPASS): a multidimensional instrument to monitor compliance for patients on antihypertensive medication

@article{Schoberberger2002TheCP,
  title={The COMpliance PraxiS Survey (COMPASS): a multidimensional instrument to monitor compliance for patients on antihypertensive medication},
  author={Rudolf Schoberberger and Michaela Janda and Walter Pescosta and Gernot Sonneck},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={779-787}
}
Low compliance is suspected as a major reason for treatment failure in hypertensive patients. To identify patients with low compliance at the commencement of antihypertensive treatment, the compliance praxis survey (COMPASS) was utilised. A total of 161 physicians identified 2389 hypertensive patients treated by ACE-inhibitor. The physicians rated the compliance of the patients at baseline and at 6-month follow-up prospectively. Standard care was given. The mean age of patients was 64.5 years… CONTINUE READING

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