Evaluation of a community pharmacy-based intervention for improving patient adherence to antihypertensives

March 10, 2010

Source: BMC Health Services Research, 2010, 10 (34)

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Date of publication: February, 2010

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: This study protocol aims to test a package of interventions by community pharmacists to improve patients’ daily adherence to their antihypertensive medications. Fifty-six pharmacies in Australia will take part in the six month trial, after which time changes in patient adherence and persistance will be measured.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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Acknowledgement: BioMed Central