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Patients’ knowledge and beliefs of high blood pressure: questionnaire for health care professionals

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TREčIOKIENė, Indrė (UAB Šv. Kristoforo vaistinė)
  • Co-author(s): Indre Trečiokienė: Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands;Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
    Jolanta Gulbinovic: Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
    Ona Ragazinskiene: Kaunas Botanical Garden, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Katja Taxis: Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Raised BP (blood pressure) was estimated to cause 7.5 million deaths a year, 12.8% of all deaths worldwide. Mortality from cardiovascular disease is 54% in Lithuania. Knowledge and beliefs of hypertension have direct influence on BP control ant the goal is to improve it. First step is to identify the most common beliefs and knowledge

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Last update 13 May 2019

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