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Hypertension Outcomes and Implementation Science Research in Low, Middle-Income Countries

  1. Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are low-cost, scalable tools with the potential to improve guideline-based antihypertensive treatment in primary care, but their effectiveness needs to be tested, espec...

    Authors: Jiali Song, Xiuling Wang, Bin Wang, Yan Gao, Jiamin Liu, Haibo Zhang, Xi Li, Jing Li, Ji-Guang Wang, Jun Cai, Jeph Herrin, Jane Armitage, Harlan M. Krumholz and Xin Zheng
    Citation: Trials 2022 23:412
  2. The prevalence of hypertension is increasing worldwide. Hypertension self-management usually involves the application and consideration of oral, written, or quantitative information. Hypertensive patients in C...

    Authors: Wei Gan, Qinghua Zhang, Dan Yang, Jinyu Yin, Yujie Wang, Li Song, Ting Chen and Huan Qi
    Citation: Trials 2022 23:369
  3. Although progress has been made in the prevention and treatment of HIV in China, there are still a considerable number of new infections annually, especially in older men. HIV health education for older men is...

    Authors: Jianlan Ren, Mei Li, Yue Luo, Yu Zheng, Jian Tang, Ying Wang and Yanhua Chen
    Citation: Trials 2022 23:146
  4. High-normal blood pressure (BP) is associated with increased all-cause, cardiovascular mortality and frequently progresses to hypertension. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) might be a non-...

    Authors: Yu Wang, Guang-Xia Shi, Zhong-Xue Tian, Jun-Hong Liu, You-Sheng Qi, Jian-Feng Tu, Jing-Wen Yang, Li-Qiong Wang and Cun-Zhi Liu
    Citation: Trials 2021 22:140
  5. The Malawi College of Medicine and its partners are building non-communicable diseases’ (NCDs’) research capacity through a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Insti...

    Authors: Adamson S. Muula, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Martha Makwero, Johnstone Kumwenda, Prosper Lutala, Mary Mbeba, Sarah Rylance, Collins Mitambo and Moffat Nyirenda
    Citation: Trials 2021 22:65
  6. Vietnam has been experiencing an epidemiologic transition to that of a lower-middle income country with an increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases. The key risk factors for cardiovascular disease (C...

    Authors: Duc A. Ha, Oanh T. Tran, Hoa L. Nguyen, Germán Chiriboga, Robert J. Goldberg, Van H. Phan, Cuc T. Nguyen, Giang H. Nguyen, Hien V. Pham, Thang T. Nguyen, Thanh T. Le and Jeroan J. Allison
    Citation: Trials 2020 21:985
  7. Hypertension and diabetes are among the most common and deadly chronic conditions globally. In India, most adults with these conditions remain undiagnosed, untreated, or poorly treated and uncontrolled. Innova...

    Authors: Shivani A. Patel, Hanspria Sharma, Sailesh Mohan, Mary Beth Weber, Devraj Jindal, Prashant Jarhyan, Priti Gupta, Rakshit Sharma, Mumtaj Ali, Mohammed K. Ali, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Yashdeep Gupta, Ambuj Roy and Nikhil Tandon
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1022
  8. Physician shortage is a major barrier to hypertension (HTN) control in Ghana, with only one physician to 10,000 patients in 2015, thus limiting its capacity for HTN control at the primary care level such as th...

    Authors: Kwaku Poku Asante, Juliet Iwelunmor, Kingsley Apusiga, Joyce Gyamfi, Solomon Nyame, Kezia Gladys Amaning Adjei, Angela Aifah, Kwame Adjei, Deborah Onakomaiya, William F. Chaplin, Gbenga Ogedegbe and Jacob Plange-Rhule
    Citation: Trials 2020 21:825
  9. Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Despite advances in hypertension prevention and treatment, the proportion of patients who are aware, treated and controlled is low, particu...

    Authors: Alejandra Paniagua-Avila, Meredith P. Fort, Russell E. Glasgow, Pablo Gulayin, Diego Hernández-Galdamez, Kristyne Mansilla, Eduardo Palacios, Ana Lucia Peralta, Dina Roche, Adolfo Rubinstein, Jiang He, Manuel Ramirez-Zea and Vilma Irazola
    Citation: Trials 2020 21:509
  10. Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet treatment and control rates for hypertension are very low in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Lack of effective referral netwo...

    Authors: Tim Mercer, Benson Njuguna, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Jonathan Dick, Eric Finkelstein, Jemima Kamano, Ann Mwangi, Violet Naanyu, Sonak D. Pastakia, Thomas W. Valente, Rajesh Vedanthan and Constantine Akwanalo
    Citation: Trials 2019 20:554