The risk of myocardial infarction associated with antihypertensive drug therapies.

@article{Psaty1995TheRO,
  title={The risk of myocardial infarction associated with antihypertensive drug therapies.},
  author={Bruce M. Psaty and Susan R. Heckbert and Thomas D. Koepsell and David S Siscovick and Trivellore E. Raghunathan and Noel S Weiss and Frits R Rosendaal and Rozenn N Lemaitre and Nicholas L. Smith and Patricia W. Wahl},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1995},
  volume={274 8},
  pages={620-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between first myocardial infarction and the use of antihypertensive agents. DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a population-based case-control study among enrollees of the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound (GHC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Cases were hypertensive patients who sustained a first fatal or nonfatal myocardial infarction from 1986 through 1993 among women and from 1989 through 1993 among men. Controls were a stratified random sample of… CONTINUE READING

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