Bulpitt

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What was the aim of Bulpitt's research?
To review research on adherence in hypertensive patients.
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Describe the methodology used by Bulpitt
Review article of research identifying problems with taking drugs for high blood pressure.
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What procedure was used?
Research was analysed to identify the physical and psychological effects of drug treatment on a person's life. These included work, physical well-being hobbies.
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What were the findings about anti-hypertension medication?
Can have many side effects e.g. physical reactions such as sleepiness, dizziness, lack of sexual functioning. Also affect cognitive functioning.
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Describe how many withdrew from studies and treatment
In a study by Curb , 8% of males discontinued treatment because of sexual problems. Medical Research Council found that 15% of patients withdrew due to side effects.
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Describe the conclusions drew from Bulpitt's study
When the costs of taking medication such as side effects outweigh the benefits of treating a mainly asymptomatic problem e.g. hypertension, there is less chance of adherence.
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