Recommendations for evaluating compliance and persistence with hypertension therapy using retrospective data
Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Medical Subject Headings
Behavioral Research; Humans; Hypertension; *Patient Compliance; Retrospective Studies
Health Services Research | Primary Care
Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. The associated economic burden of hypertension is also substantial. Given the importance of this issue, we have developed a set of recommendations for retrospective studies assessing compliance and persistence in hypertension.
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Citation: Hypertension. 2006 Jun;47(6):1039-48. Epub 2006 May 1. Link to article on publisher's site
Halpern, Michael T.; Khan, Zeba M.; Schmier, Jordana K.; Burnier, Michel; Caro, J. Jaime; Cramer, Joyce; Daley, William L.; Gurwitz, Jerry H.; and Hollenberg, Norman K., "Recommendations for evaluating compliance and persistence with hypertension therapy using retrospective data" (2006). Meyers Primary Care Institute Publications and Presentations. 390.