Effects of blood pressure reduction in mild hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Effects of blood pressure reduction in mild hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={J. Sundstr{\"o}m and H. Arima and R. Jackson and F. Turnbull and K. Rahimi and J. Chalmers and M. Woodward and B. Neal},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={162 3},
  • J. Sundström, H. Arima, +5 authors B. Neal
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Annals of internal medicine
  • BACKGROUND Effects of blood pressure reduction in persons with grade 1 hypertension are unclear. PURPOSE To investigate whether pharmacologic blood pressure reduction prevents cardiovascular events and deaths in persons with grade 1 hypertension. DATA SOURCES Trials included in the BPLTTC (Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists' Collaboration) and trials identified from a previous review and electronic database searches. STUDY SELECTION Patients without cardiovascular disease with… CONTINUE READING
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