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Level of blood pressure control among hypertensive patients on follow-up in a Regional Referral Hospital in Central Kenya
(the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), 2014)
Introduction: Uncontrolled hypertension is a leading modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality. Data on adequacy of blood pressure control in Kenya is scarce. This study aimed at assessing ...
Patient related barriers to adequate blood pressure control among adult hypertensive patients seen at Kiambu County Hospital, Kenya
(East and Central Africa Medical Journal, 2020)
Introduction: Hypertension is a key precursor to cardiovascular and renal disease globally. According to WHO, Prevalence of hypertension was about 40 % globally in 2015 and 45% in Sub Saharan Africa in 2015. Despite much ...
Dyslipidemia in blood pressure control among adult hypertensive patients in Kiambu County Hospital Kenya
(The East and Central Africa Medical Journal, 2020)
Introduction: Hypertension is one of the most common non-communicable diseases with about 40% global prevalence in adults and 46% in Africa. Dyslipidemia, among other factors may lead to poor blood pressure control in ...