The term POEM refers to a clinical study that addresses relevant patient-oriented outcomes with feasible interventions; the results of which, if found to be valid, has significant practice implications. The Colonel’s Monthly POEM is presented by Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy student pharmacists and faculty and is intended to alert you to studies which have the potential to change your practice. Your questions and comments are welcomed and can be directed to The Colonel’s Monthly POEM coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In hypertensive patients, does taking at least one antihypertensive at night, compared to taking all antihypertensives in the morning, reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality?
Jonathan D. Ference, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor, Wilkes University
Nesbitt College of Pharmacy & Nursing
Director of Pharmacotherapy Education
Wilkes-Barre Family Medicine Residency Program