The appropriate goals of antihypertensive therapy: neither too much nor too little.

@article{Kaplan1992TheAG,
  title={The appropriate goals of antihypertensive therapy: neither too much nor too little.},
  author={Norman M. Kaplan},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={116 8},
  pages={686-90}
}
Although the treatment of hypertension has increased markedly during the last decade, many patients have been left undertreated, including many of the disadvantaged, the elderly, and those at relatively high overall risk for cardiovascular disease. A rapidly growing number of patients, however, are being exposed to overtreatment with resultant interference with their quality of life and potential hazards to their health. These include patients who are diagnosed and treated without adequate… CONTINUE READING