β-Blockers and Plasma Renin Activity in Hypertension

Stokes, G. S.; Weber, M. A.; Thornell, I. R.
January 1974
British Medical Journal;1/12/1974, Vol. 1 Issue 5897, p60
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


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