Management of hypertension in adults in primary care: NICE guideline.

British Journal ofGeneral Practice, March 2012 163 INTRODUCTION Hypertension is common and is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular events such as stroke and ischaemic heart disease. It is responsible for approximately 12% of consultations in primary care. This is a summary of the key points in the 2011 National Institute for Health and Clinical… CONTINUE READING