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

@article{Sundstrm2015EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of blood pressure reduction in mild hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Johan Sundstr{\"o}m and Hisatomi Arima and Rod Jackson and Fiona M Turnbull and Kazem Rahimi and John W. Chalmers and Mark Woodward and Bruce Neal},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={162 3},
  pages={
          184-91
        }
}
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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