ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium blockers, and diuretics for the control of systolic hypertension.

@article{Morgan2001ACEIB,
  title={ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium blockers, and diuretics for the control of systolic hypertension.},
  author={Trefor Owen Morgan and Alice M Anderson and Robert J MacInnis},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={241-7}
}
The objective of this study was to determine which of the common groups of antihypertensive drugs is most effective at lowering systolic blood pressure (SBP) in elderly patients with previously untreated hypertension and the percentage of patients controlled with single or sequential monotherapy. Subjects were recruited from patients attending other outpatient clinics and entered into the study if their SBP was more than 150 mm Hg after three visits. Patients were given a low and high dose of… CONTINUE READING

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