Kannel, William B.
January 1975
Angiology;Jan1975 Part 1, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Examines the role of blood pressure in cardiovascular disease. Consideration of blood pressure as one ingredient of a cardiovascular risk profile; Identification of hypertension as the most potent prevalent contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.


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