Journal of

Hypertension and ManagementISSN: 2474-3690


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510054

Medication Adherence and Associated Factors in Management of Hypertension in Shashemene Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

Gemmechu Hasen and Awel Abdo

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: December 26, 2020

Despite the availability of effective treatment, over half of the patients being treated for hypertension drop out of care entirely within a year of diagnosis. Adherence to antihypertensive medication is an effective step for controlling blood pressure and preventing complications. This study is aimed to assess medication adherence and associated factors in the management of hypertension in Shashemene Referral Hospital, South Ethiopia. Hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted to assess...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510053

The Cardio-Vascular and Metabolic Treatments in Canada: Assessment of Real-Life Therapeutic Value Registry (CV-CARE): Registry Description and Baseline Patient Demographics

Goldenberg Ronald, Cheng Willoon, Bell Alan, Burrows Melonie Blavignac Jessica, Paron Emilia, Nadège Fils-Aimé and Barakat Maxime

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 12, 2020

Bausch Health Canada cardiovascular and metabolic treatment portfolio has been shown to be safe and effective in clinical trials. However, in clinical trials, data is collected in selective populations under ideal conditions, making inference to the real-world problematic. Well executed patient registries are required to provide evidence of the benefits of therapeutic agents under routine, real world conditions. The ‘Cardio-Vascular and metabolic treatments in Canada: Assessment of REal-life t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510052

Distance Learning Support of Hypertension Self-Management

Amisha Oza, DNP and Kim Chapman, DNP

Article Type: Research Study | First Published: November 16, 2020

Distance learning has the potential to aide those in remote communities who have infrequent contact with traditional health services. This study used videoconferencing to deliver educational and support interventions to rural hypertensive adults who received care at an outpatient clinic in the Central Valley of California to develop understanding of high blood pressure management. Based on recommendations from the American Heart Association, topics of discussion included daily salt intake, dieta...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510051

Awareness, Knowledge and Utilization of Hypertension Management Techniques among Rural Dwellers in Ijebu-North East Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria

Olayinka Bukola Oladeji, Oluwatoyin Olagunju and Nkiru Theresa Meludu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 23, 2020

The increasing occurrence of hypertension and its position is a significant threat to CVD which make it the world’s leading cause of morbidity and death. Knowledge about CVD and the main risk factor such as hypertension and its treatment in rural areas is minimal in Nigeria as regards its impact on rural dwellers and agricultural production. Hypertension is one of the recognized heart diseases that are suspected to be complications leading to stroke or heart failure and the cause of today’s ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510050

An Evaluation of Obesity and Hypertension among Primary School Teachers in an Urban Region of South-South Nigeria

Chidinma Judith Opara and Omosivie Maduka

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 29, 2020

Obesity is now recognized to be a problem of public health importance with consequences for health and well-being. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and association of obesity and hypertension among primary school teachers in Port Harcourt metropolis in Rivers State, Nigeria. In this descriptive, cross-sectional study, using a cluster sampling method, 400 primary school teachers were selected from public and private primary schools. Their socio- demographic data was collected...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510049

Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease in Hypertensive Patients in Medical Outpatient Clinic of a Rural Tertiary Hospital

Olarinde Jeffrey Oluwademilade, Gbadebo Oladimeji Ajani, Fasanmi Tolulope Kolawole, Omotola Olawale Obajolowo, Eunice Oluremi Olabinri and Segun Matthew Agboola

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 14, 2020

There is an alarming rise of chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence globally, which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality necessitating special attention as a major public health problem. Data on the burden of CKD on the African continent are sparse for rural population. Hypertension related kidney disease accounts for a large percentage of the population requiring renal replacement therapy worldwide. Therefore, we determined the burden of CKD in patients with hypertension atte...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510048

Medication Adherence: Assess Compliance and Associated Factors among Hypertensive Patients

Yashawant Ramawat, Nitesh Kumawat, Shatrughan Pareek, Vijay Kumar and Ankur Sharma

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 10, 2020

Health care decision-makers require more information on differences in compliance rates associated with antihypertensive drugs and the implications of these differences for health care utilization and costs. This community- based prospective study was conducted to assess hypertensive patients’ compliance with their prescribed regimen. This was a cross-sectional community-based prospective study. Four hundred hypertensive patients were selected from OPD of tertiary care centre hospital of Delhi...

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