TITLE

When it comes to BP, low may not be low enough

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Amy Slugg
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
RN;Dec98, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites a study which found that patients have the least risk of heart attack or stroke and dying from either, when their diastolic blood pressure is below the recommended level. Finding from the Hypertension Optimal Treatment study; Evaluation of the benefits of adding low-dose aspirin to a hypertension drug regimen; Study by L. Hansson et al, published in `Lancet,' 351(9118), 1755.
ACCESSION #
1378377

 

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