Better hypertension screening needed

June 2008
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p48
The article reports on the insufficient screening and therapy for hypertension leading to some patients having the condition despite being under the care of a physician. According to Randall Stafford, MD, PhD of Stanford Prevention Research Center physicians should be screening more routinely on all office visits. He adds that lifestyle changes should be encouraged with the standard dual medication treatment.


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