cardiology

Go for 100%: medication adherence is a critical factor in post-stroke outcomes

Adherence to secondary prevention medications – even above an arbitrary adherence threshold of 80% – improves survival following first-ever stroke or TIA, according to Australian research. The study linked data from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry, medication dispensing and medical claims, and the National Death Index. The cohort was more than 8,000 adults with first-ever ...

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