Medical Management of Hypertension
- A 41 -Year-Old African American Man With Poorly Controlled Hypertension. Cooper, Lisa A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/25/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 12, p1260
The article discusses the case of a 41-year-old African American man who has a history of difficulty adhering to medical regimens to control hypertension. The man's medical history, trouble with side effects from various medications, and details of his physical examination are provided. The...
- Doctor-Patient Communication. Prounis, Charlene // Pharmaceutical Executive;Sep2005, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p140
Focuses on the significance of improving physician-client relations in order to increase patient compliance. Inculcation of behavioral patterns to prevent patients from opting out; Comprehension of their medical conditions and implement necessary form of treatment; Acceptance and comprehension...
- Compliance with Doctors' Recommendations. // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2007, pxv
The article discusses the importance of complying with doctor's recommendations, factors that can cause problems with compliance and examples of noncompliance. The failure to carry out the doctor's instructions is a common cause of treatment failure. Recommendations that combine two or more...
- Compliance with Doctors' Instructions. // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2008, preceding p1
The article discusses the importance of complying with doctors' instructions, factors that can cause problems with compliance and examples of noncompliance. The failure to carry out doctors' instructions is a common cause of treatment failure. Recommendations that combine two or more actions,...
- Encouraging effective use of antihypertensives. Hardy, Sheila // Practice Nursing;Jul2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p342
The article examines the management of hypertension. Recommendations for managing hypertension in nonconcordant patients are included. The protocol for drug therapy as specified in the guidelines of the British Hypertension Society is provided. Reasons for patient noncompliance of treatment are...
- INTERNAL MEDICINE. Naunton, Mark // Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Sep2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p240
The article presents several abstracts on internal medicine including one on management and communication on persistence with antihypertensives, one on managing hypertension in the very elderly and one on bisphosphonates and oesophageal cancer risk.
- An episode of noncompliance. Coleman, Kevin // Second Opinion;Jan92, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p68
Narrates the author's case of noncompliance with prescribed treatment for his cancer. Combining treatment with full-time work; Specialist's frustration with patient; Dilemma and decision on a trip to Newfoundland; Return to prescribed treatment.
- Patients' suspicion can foil treatment. // USA Today Magazine;Oct97, Vol. 126 Issue 2629, p1
Discusses the effect that personality traits and attitudes have on how well patients follow their medical program. The study by researchers at University of Iowa, Iowa City; The high non-compliance rate due to attitudes patients hold about physician control; The difficulty to adhering to...
- Get patients to really listen. South, Dwalia S. // Medical Economics;4/24/95, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p35
Discusses factors that physicians should consider to enforce effective rapport with and compliance from their patients. Underestimation of blunt language; Overdoing blunt language at one's peril; Simplification of medical processes and conditions; Neglecting the common touch.