Misleading guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension

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Fuchs, Flávio Danni;
(2014)
  • Publisher: HCPA/FAMED/UFRGS
  • Journal: Clinical & Biomedical Research (issn: 2357-9730, eissn: 0101-5575)
  • Subject: R | Hipertension; Guidelines; Diabetes | Hipertension | Guidelines | Medicine | Diabetes | Cardiology

International guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension were recently released [1,2]. A historical trend of lowering the blood pressure (BP) thresholds to diagnose hypertension in high risk individuals was unexpectedly reversed. BP targets for the trea... View more
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