Drug nonadherence may be prevalent among hypertensive patients with PTSD

12/2/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that high blood pressure patients with three or four symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder were at increased risk of not adhering to medication regimens compared with those without symptoms of PTSD. Researchers followed 114 hypertensive patients and found that 68% of those who screened positive for PTSD did not follow their regimen compared with 26% of those without PTSD symptoms.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Tarrytown, NY