The corona-virus disease 2019 pandemic compromised routine care for hypertension: a survey conducted among excellence centers of the European Society of Hypertension
The Covid-19 pandemic caused a shutdown of healthcare systems in many countries. We explored the impact on hypertension care in the Excellence Center (EC) network of the European Society of Hypertension.
Conclusion: Patient care in hypertension ECs was compromised during the Covid-19-related shutdown.
These data highlight the necessity to develop new strategies for hypertension care including virtual clinics to maintain services during challenging times.
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