Prevalence and management of uncontrolled hypertension in French patients aged over 80 years.

@article{Ragot2014PrevalenceAM,
  title={Prevalence and management of uncontrolled hypertension in French patients aged over 80 years.},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Ragot and P Sosner and François Di{\'e}vart and Daniel Herpin},
  journal={Archives of cardiovascular diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={236-44}
}
BACKGROUND The rate of uncontrolled hypertensives aged >80 years is not well known. The available literature on this topic has used the threshold <140/90 mmHg, whereas there is now a consensus for a different target: systolic blood pressure (SBP)<150 mmHg. AIMS This prospective observational population-based study sought to assess the frequency and… CONTINUE READING