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Adequency of blood pressure control, level of adherence and reasons for non adherence to antihypertensive therapy at Kenyatta National Hospital.
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
Hypertension is a common cardiovascular risk factor in Sub Saharan Africa and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, it is often insufficiently controlled in clinical practice, a prominent reason for ...
Association of lifestyle modification and pharmacological adherence on blood pressure control among patients with hypertension at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya: a cross-sectional study.
OBJECTIVE: Association of lifestyle modification and pharmacological adherence among patients with hypertension attending a national referral hospital in Kenya. DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional. SETTING: Medical ...
Prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in HIV-1 infected patients on anti-retroviral therapy
Background: With increased use of HAART in HIV-infected individuals there is concern that anti-retrovirals may be associated with hypertension, a known cardiovascular risk factor. This association could be related to ...