Nonadherence to Drugs among the Hypertensive Patients in Outpatient Department of a Secondary Hospital of Bangladesh
作者: Mohammad UllahSuman Kumar SahaMd Toufiqur RahmanMd Abdul KarimRashid Ahmed
刊名: Cardiovascular Journal, 2019, Vol.11 (2), pp.105-113
来源数据库: Cardiovascular Journal
DOI: 10.3329/cardio.v11i2.40409
原始语种摘要: Background: One fifth Bangladeshi adults are hypertensive. Forty percent of them know that they are hypertensive. 53% to 75% hypertensive people have got uncontrolled hypertension. One of the most important causes of uncontrolled hypertension is nonadherence to drugs. We tried to find the causes of non adherence of drugs among the patients with HTN in a secondary care hospital of Bangladesh.Methods: The study was conducted from March 2018 to June 2018. Total 144 patients with HTN were included in the study. Taking drugs in less than 80% of the days of previous six months was defined as nonadherence. We used Hill Bone compliance scale to find out the causes of nonadherence to drugs.Results: Out of 144 patients 79 patients (55%) were non adherent to drugs. 36.8% patients forget to take...
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  • hypertensive 高血压的
  • hypertension 高血压
  • drugs 药品
  • causes 白内障的原因
  • nonadherent 非粘连的
  • compliance 适应性
  • among 在当中
  • their 他们的
  • increased 增加
  • uncontrolled 无控制