Identification of non-adherence hypertensive patients
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: ROSSING, Charlotte (Pharmakon, Hillerød, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Agergaard, Marianne (Pharmakon, Hillerød, Denmark)
Kreiner, Svend (Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Herborg, Hanne (Pharmakon, Hillerød, Denmark)
Public health implications: Medical non-adherence can be identified as "the extent to which a person's medicine behaviour corresponds to the recommendations agreed upon with a health care provider". Poor adherence to antihypertensive medication has been documented to be an important reason for unsatisfactory control of blood pressure, which may.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.