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Antonio Martínez Pastor, Mariano Leal Hernández, Luis Alberto Vara González, Luis Javier González Elena, Eduardo Paja Fano, Juan López Abril
OBJECTIVE: To assess in patients over 75 years old the degree of their compliance with recommendations on follow-up, control and treatment of hypertension. DESIGN: Descriptive, multi-centre study, covering the whole of Spain. SETTING: A total of 107 health centres from 14 autonomous communities. PARTICIPANTS: Hypertensive patients over 75: 1,369 clinical charts. INTERVENTIONS AND MAIN MEASUREMENTS: The variables studied were: age and sex, place monitored, blood pressure figures, screening for, and diagnosis of diabetes, hypercholesterolaemia, smoking, left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and obesity...
May 2008: Atencion Primaria
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