Title

Recommendations for evaluating compliance and persistence with hypertension therapy using retrospective data

UMMS Affiliation

Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Date

6-1-2006

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Behavioral Research; Humans; Hypertension; *Patient Compliance; Retrospective Studies

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Primary Care

Abstract

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.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Hypertension. 2006 Jun;47(6):1039-48. Epub 2006 May 1. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

16651464