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Improving patient compliance to guidelines with regards to hypertension
Improving patient compliance to guidelines with regards to hypertension
Document number : 142241
Created by: Alain Sanouiller, 2014-02-06
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-05-16
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Improving the compliance to recommended guidelines with regards to hypertension using a systematic review and recall system – a controlled clinical trial

Abstract for the general public

World-wide, the control of Blood Pressure (BP), as per recommended guidelines, is only achieved in 30 to 60 % of the hypertensive population. This study aims to evaluate the effect of a review and recall system for patients with hypertension.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-03-01

Date completed

2014-08-19

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Co-worker

Steven Rudolphy
James Cook University. School of Medicaine and Dentistry. Cairns Base hospital campus
Description of the role in this project:
Responsible for data collection in the control clinic. Will also participate in discussions around the result.

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is or will be applied for

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http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/142241