Moyer, John H.
February 1976
Angiology;Feb1976, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p71
Academic Journal
Focuses on the launch of a nationwide program on the high incidence of hypertension and its treatment in the U.S. Promotion of the education of professional health workers; Improvement of cerebral function through lowered blood pressure; Benefits of treatment with certain antihypertensive drugs on the myocardial blood supply; Importance of educating the patient as to the necessity of lifetime observation and treatment.


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