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Attitudes and approaches to decision making about antihypertensive treatment in elderly patients

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Perret-Guillaume, Christine
Genet, Chantal
Benetos, Athanase
Published in Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2011, vol. 12, no. 2, p. 121-8
Abstract Optimal antihypertensive therapy in very old subjects requires their understanding and acceptance. We investigated elderly patients' willingness to accept antihypertensive therapy and their desire for information and for participation in medical decisions.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overAntihypertensive Agents/therapeutic useAwarenessDecision MakingFemaleHumansHypertension/drug therapyInterviews as TopicMalePatient PreferenceSwitzerland
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PMID: 21266288
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PERRET-GUILLAUME, Christine et al. Attitudes and approaches to decision making about antihypertensive treatment in elderly patients. In: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2011, vol. 12, n° 2, p. 121-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25314

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