Impact of hospitalization on blood pressure control in Italy: results from the Italian Group of Pharmacoepidemiology in the Elderly (GIFA)

Graziano Onder, Giovanni Gambassi, Antonio Sgadari, Roberto Bernabei, Matteo Cesari, Francesco Luigi Landi, Jd Williamson, M. Pahor

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Abstract

To evaluate whether hospitalization affects blood pressure control in hypertensive patients, and to identify factors associated with attainment of adequate blood pressure control and with aggressive pharmacologic treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)240-247
Number of pages8
JournalPharmacotherapy
Volume23
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Blood Pressure Determination
  • Female
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Italy
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Physician's Practice Patterns
  • Prevalence
  • Retrospective Studies

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