The impact of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program on antihypertensive prescribing trends.

@article{Campbell2006TheIO,
  title={The impact of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program on antihypertensive prescribing trends.},
  author={Norman R C Campbell and Karen Tu and Rollin Brant and Minh Duong-Hua and Finlay Aleck McAlister},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
Although previous studies have shown that hypertension management has improved in Canada during the past decade, this study was designed to determine whether these changes were temporally related to initiation of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program in 1999. Antihypertensive prescription rates in Ontario were compared using time series analyses before and after 1999 in 2 Ontario cohorts: all hypertensives prescribed therapy (using the Intercontinental Medical Statistics CompuScript… CONTINUE READING
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