Title Test patients' urine to make sure they are taking medication, says new study Media name/outlet The Telegraph Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 28/08/17 Description Patients should be given regular urine tests to ensure they are taking medication after a new study showed it identifies those who are ignoring prescriptions and encourages greater compliance.
Researchers from the University of Manchester tested 238 patients with high blood pressure and discovered that nearly one third were not taking tablets on a regular basis to lower their blood pressure.
URL www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/08/28/test-patients-urine-make-sure-taking-medication-says-new-study/ Persons Maciej Tomaszewski
- drug adherence
- blood pressure
- drug tests