Effects of oral potassium on blood pressure. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials.

@article{Whelton1997EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of oral potassium on blood pressure. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials.},
  author={P. Whelton and J. He and J. Cutler and F. Brancati and L. Appel and D. Follmann and M. Klag},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={277 20},
  pages={
          1624-32
        }
}
  • P. Whelton, J. He, +4 authors M. Klag
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of supplementation with oral potassium on blood pressure in humans. DESIGN Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. DATA SOURCES English-language articles published before July 1995. STUDY SELECTION Thirty-three randomized controlled trials (2609 participants) in which potassium supplementation was the only difference between the intervention and control conditions. DATA EXTRACTION Using a standardized protocol, 2 of us independently abstracted… CONTINUE READING
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