SAAME study: Scottish adherence to antihypertensives medication in the elderly

SAAME study: Scottish adherence to antihypertensives medication in the elderly

Detection and treatment of hypertension continues to be a major public health challenge affecting between 30-45% of the general population, increasing steeply with age. Many studies have shown the benefit of antihypertensive agents in improving clinical outcomes. However, their effectiveness is dependent on persistent adherence to prescribed medication.

Funding Body
NHS Education for Scotland

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