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Adam Kane

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Adam Kane

ISLAND Project Officer (South)
Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre

Medical Science 1 (level 4) , Hobart CBD Campuses

03 6226 7881 (phone)

adam.kane@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Preventative health care (420605)
  • Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases) (320101)

Research Objectives

  • Clinical health (200199)
  • Preventive medicine (200412)

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$12,940

Projects

Protocol for a multicentre survey of patients with treatment resistant hypertension (2017)$12,940
Description
The specific aims of the project are to:1) Measure the number of adult patients with treatment resistant hypertension managed at about 100 specialists clinical centres in 15 countries2) Characterize about 1500 adult patients at these centres who currently have EITHER uncontrolled, blood pressure while using three or more different antihypertensive drug classes including a diuretic, OR controlled blood pressure while using four or more different anti-hypertensive drug classes including a diuretic.3) Estimate the prevalence and Incidence of true resistant treatment resistant hypertension In adults in the populations served by these centres.
Funding
The George Institute for Global Health ($12,940)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nelson MR; Kane AJ
Year
2017