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Pseudoresistant hypertension caused by non-adherence and inappropriate antihypertensive prescription

  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Presentations + Posters
  • By: DE OLIVEIRA-FILHO, Alfredo (Federal University of Alagoas, Department of Pharmacy and Nursery - ESENFAR, Maceió, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Neves, S.J.F. (Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil)
    Leandro, A. (Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil)
    Pinheiro, P. (Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil)
    Lyra-Jr (Federal University of Sergipe, Maceió, Brazil)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Resistant hypertension (RH) affects approximately 10% of the hypertensive patient population and is defined as a blood pressure (BP) level that remains above goal in spite of the use of 3 antihypertensive medications in effective doses, usually including a diuretic. Evaluation of patients with resistive hypertension should first


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