The Mentakab hypertension study project. Part V--Drug compliance in hypertensive patients.

@article{Lim1992TheMH,
  title={The Mentakab hypertension study project. Part V--Drug compliance in hypertensive patients.},
  author={T. O. Lim and B A Ngah and Rohana Abdul Rahman and A Suppiah and F{\'a}tima Ismail and P Chako and Hong-Seok Na},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={63-6}
}
Poor compliance with drug treatment is a barrier to effective management of hypertension. Drug compliance behaviour of 168 patients were studied, their drug compliance was measured by the pill-counting method. The prevalence of non-compliance with medication was 26%. Thirteen variables were examined for their association with compliance; these were age, sex, duration of hypertension since diagnosis, adequacy of blood pressure control, complexity of drug regimen and side-effect of drug, history… CONTINUE READING