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Hypertension in 2014: making sense of the guidelines.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24784856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertension, if not appropriately treated, can lead to stroke, kidney failure, myocardial infarction, and death. Substantial evidence from multiple randomized clinical trials demonstrates the benefit of antihypertensive therapy. Healthcare providers seek scientific evidence by which to base treatments. The purpose of this article is to discuss current hypertension guidelines.
Authors:
Kristine Anne Scordo; Kim Anne Pickett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nurse practitioner     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1538-8662     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurse Pract     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-20     Completed Date:  2014-07-31     Revised Date:  2014-09-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603663     Medline TA:  Nurse Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  18-23; quiz 23-4     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use*
Humans
Hypertension / drug therapy*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Vasc Nurs. 2014 Sep;32(3):127-8   [PMID:  25131760 ]

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