Pharmacotherapy for mild hypertension.

  title={Pharmacotherapy for mild hypertension.},
  author={Diana Y Diao and James M. Wright and David K Cundiff and François Gueyffier},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND People with no previous cardiovascular events or cardiovascular disease represent a primary prevention population. The benefits and harms of treating mild hypertension in primary prevention patients are not known at present. This review examines the existing randomised controlled trial (RCT) evidence. OBJECTIVES PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To quantify the effects of antihypertensive drug therapy on mortality and morbidity in adults with mild hypertension (systolic blood pressure (BP) 140… 

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