Should treatment of mild to moderate hypertension be targeted? Results from a Markov cohort model incorporating multiple risk factors.

Abstract

A series of guidelines for the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension have recommended that individuals with multiple cardiovascular risk factors should start treatment sooner, or at a lower level of diastolic pressure, compared with patients with an isolated elevation of blood pressure. A Markov cohort model was constructed to examine this claim. The… (More)

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