TITLE

Diuretics were superior to calcium-channel blockers and short-term ACE inhibitors for reducing heart failure in hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
Rudd, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a research study regarding the effectiveness of diuretics in reducing the risk for heart failure in patients with hypertension. The study was conducted by researcher B.R. Davis, and published in the journal "Circulation." The effects of chlorthalidone, amlodipine and lisinopril on patients with hypertension are discussed. The patients treated with lisinopril or amlodipine had high risk for hospitalization and fatal heart failure.
ACCESSION #
23847346

 

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