Antihypertensive Agents

The pharmacist and the management of arterial hypertension: the role of blood pressure monitoring and telemonitoring.

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Jan 20, 2015

Randomized controlled trials have documented that a team of health care professionals which includes a physician, a nurse and a community pharmacist may improve the benefit and adherence of anti-hypertensive therapy.

Reinforcing adherence to antihypertensive medications.

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Jan 13, 2015

This pilot study evaluated a reinforcement intervention to improve adherence to antihypertensive therapy. Twenty-nine participants were randomized to standard care or standard care plus financial reinforcement for 12 weeks.

Development and application of the informational and communication technologies in quality standards of health care management for patients with arterial hypertension.

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Sep 12, 2014

Mobile health technologies improve the quality of health care service. The information and communication technology is developed and applied to remind patients with arterial hypertension to follow medical recommendations.

Developing an interactive mobile phone self-report system for self-management of hypertension. Part 2: content validity and usability.

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Sep 12, 2014

Self-management support tools using technology may improve adherence to hypertension treatment. There is a need for user-friendly tools facilitating patients' understanding of the interconnections between blood pressure, wellbeing and lifestyle.

Developing an interactive mobile phone self-report system for self-management of hypertension. Part 1: patient and professional perspectives.

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Sep 12, 2014

Low adherence remains a struggle in hypertension management, despite improvement efforts. Presuming that increased patient participation is a possible approach, we collaborated with patients and healthcare professionals to design a self-report system to support self-management.

Mobilizing your medications: an automated medication reminder application for mobile phones and hypertension medication adherence in a high-risk urban population.

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Jun 13, 2013

BACKGROUND: Hypertension frequently accompanies diabetes mellitus, worsening prognosis and complicating medical care for patients. Low medication adherence with multiple medications is a major factor in the inadequate achievement of blood pressure treatment goals.

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