Published in Blood Weekly, December 13th, 2001
Investigators found the levels of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension were lower in Canada, (13%), than in the United States (25%) and more Canadian hypertensives (43-30%) thought their blood pressure was lower than it actually was.
"The study by Michel R. Joffres and colleagues is disturbing in that people living in two developed nations at the forefront of information technology are...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Blood Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.