[Hypertension in the old age: how to treat it?].

Abstract

Therapeutic agents for the treatment of hypertension in the elderly are the well known basic antihypertensive drugs (Diuretics, beta-blocking agents, calcium antagonists and ACE-inhibitors). Choice is determined by concomittant diseases increasing with age. In the elderly patient the assessment of benefit and risk is particularly essential. Drugs should… (More)

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