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Guidelines from the British Hypertension Society: Numbers are missing

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7465.570-a (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:570
  1. Peter Davies, general practitioner (npgdavies@blueyonder.co.uk)
  1. Mixenden Stones Surgery, Halifax HX2 8RQ

    EDITOR—The new guidelines from the British Hypertension Society exemplify the best and the worst features of current medical thought processes.1 2 They exemplify the best in collating evidence from many trials and transforming it into a clear and useful form. They define the problem clearly and positively guide us as doctors, and patients, on future treatment of the defined problem. …

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