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Indications for Antihypertensive Treatment

  • J. Staessen
  • R. Fagard
  • P. Lijnen
  • R. Van Hoof
  • A. Amery
Conference paper

Abstract

The decision of a clinician to treat or not to treat a particular hypertensive patient with hypotensive drugs shall be based on the health status of this patient and on data derived from different sources; the latter can be grouped into two major categories: epidemiological studies and intervention trials.

Keywords

Hypertensive Patient Antihypertensive Agent Antihypertensive Treatment Stroke Survivor Cooperative Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Staessen
    • 1
  • R. Fagard
    • 1
  • P. Lijnen
    • 1
  • R. Van Hoof
    • 1
  • A. Amery
    • 1
  1. 1.Inwendige Geneeskunde - CardiologieU.Z. GasthuisbergLeuvenBelgium

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