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Monitoring adherence to medication by measuring change in blood pressure.

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After starting antihypertensives, blood pressure is monitored for several reasons, including assessment of adherence. We aimed to estimate the accuracy of blood pressure monitoring for detecting early nonadherence. We conducted a secondary analysis of the Perindopril Protection Against Recurrent Stroke Study (PROGRESS), a large randomized trial of blood pressure lowering to reduce the risk of recurrent stroke. We compared change in blood pressure 3 months after randomization in people who had...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Hypertension
Volume:
56
Issue:
4
Pages:
612-616
Publication date:
2010-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4563
ISSN:
0194-911X
URN:
uuid:05e69e33-816a-4a68-8b55-07a688c918da
Source identifiers:
215671
Local pid:
pubs:215671

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