Impact of hypertension education on treatment compliance among hypertensive patients in Baghdad 2017.

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Summary of "Impact of hypertension education on treatment compliance among hypertensive patients in Baghdad 2017."

To determine the effect of short education session on drug compliance on hypertensive patients visiting primary healthcare centres.


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Name: JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
ISSN: 0030-9982
Pages: S9-S12


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Bleeding within the SKULL that is caused by systemic HYPERTENSION, usually in association with INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOSCLEROSIS. Hypertensive hemorrhages are most frequent in the BASAL GANGLIA; CEREBELLUM; PONS; and THALAMUS; but may also involve the CEREBRAL CORTEX, subcortical white matter, and other brain structures.

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