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Cardiovascular drug monitoring using quantitative LC-HRMS analysis of self-collected micro-volume blood samples
Background Evidence suggests that ˃50% of cardiovascular (CVD) disease patients do not adhere to treatment thus impacting on patient health, additional healthcare costs and medicines wastage. DBS microsampling combined ...
Performance of two different microsamplers for the LC-HRMS analysis of 10 cardiovascular drugs
Introduction: Evidence suggests that ˃50% of heart disease patients do not adhere to treatment. This means half of the 370 million prescriptions dispensed for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the UK yearly, are wasted . ...
It’s in a drop of blood – or is it?
Introduction: Over 355 million prescriptions were dispensed for heart diseases in the UK in 2013. Half of these, costing the NHS £2.3 billion, were wasted because patients did not take their medicines as prescribed . ...
Comparison of VAMS and card based microsampling with LC-HRMS analysis to assess cardiovascular drug levels
Summary: An objective means of assessing medication adherence is needed to enable patients get the maximum therapeutic benefits from their medication. A bioanalytical assay using dried blood spot (DBS) and volumetric ...