International Society of Hypertension

Adherence to Prescribed Drug Treatment

(Reports from the June 2017 issue of ISH Hypertension News)

An introduction by Thomas Kahan is followed by three papers on the topic of adherence to prescribed drug treatment. Each has a different focus: (1) the use of registries, (2) clinical aspects (3) ethics.

Adherence to prescribed drug treatment reports:

Introduction: Is adherence to medication the elephant in the room?
Thomas Kahan (Sweden)

Registries - the golden standard for assessment of adherence to antihypertensive treatment?
Bjorn Wettermark & Miriam Qvarnstrom (Sweden)

Clinical aspects of screening for non-adherence to antihypertensive medications
Pankaj Gupta, Prashanth Patel, Bryan Williams & Maciej Tomaszewski (UK)
Monitoring antihypertensive treatment by drug analyses  critical issues and ethical concerns
Paul Hjemdahl (Sweden)


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