TITLE

2009 - Review: Low BP targets do not reduce mortality or CV events in hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
McAlister, Finlay A.; Arguedas, J. A.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/17/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension to study the effect of lower blood pressure (BP) treatment on mortality and morbidity. The study concluded that mortality or cardiovascular outcomes are not reduced by low blood pressure treatment in patients with hypertension.
ACCESSION #
45665924

 

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