Lowering blood pressure to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke: a new preventive strategy.

@article{Law2003LoweringBP,
  title={Lowering blood pressure to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke: a new preventive strategy.},
  author={Malcolm R. Law and Niel Wald and Jackie Morris},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 31},
  pages={1-94}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the screening performance of measuring blood pressure and other variables in identifying those who will develop, or die from, ischaemic heart disease and stroke. To quantify by how much drugs that lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of ischaemic heart disease and stroke in those designated 'screen positive'. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, Cochrane collaboration and Web of Science databases; Stroke registries; Health Survey for England; Office of National Statistics… CONTINUE READING
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