Long-term survival and use of antihypertensive medications in older persons.

@article{Pahor1995LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term survival and use of antihypertensive medications in older persons.},
  author={Marco Pahor and Jack Guralnik and Maria Chiara Corti and Daniel J. Foley and Pierugo Carbonin and Richard J. Havlik},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1995},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={1191-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether older persons with hypertension who use specific calcium antagonists and ACE inhibitors have a different risk of mortality than those using beta-blockers. DESIGN A prospective cohort study continuing from 1988 through 1992. SETTING Three communities of the Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly. PARTICIPANTS Hypertensive participants aged > or = 71 years (n = 906) who had no evidence of congestive heart failure and who were using… CONTINUE READING