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Hypertension - treating to target


Howes, FS and Nelson, MR, Hypertension - treating to target, Medicine Today: The Peer Reviewed Journal of Clinical Practice, 11, (10) pp. 37-44. ISSN 1443-430X (2010) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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Hypertension is the most frequently managed problem in Australian general practice. The prevalence rate in the adult population is 29%.2 The benefits of blood pressure lowering have been detailed in numerous randomised, placebocontrolled trials and meta-analyses. However, hypertension is still described as the most important health problem that is suboptimally managed.

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Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Public Health and Health Services
Research Field:Primary Health Care
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Cardiovascular System and Diseases
UTAS Author:Howes, FS (Dr Faline Howes)
UTAS Author:Nelson, MR (Professor Mark Nelson)
ID Code:65317
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2010-11-03
Last Modified:2011-06-10

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