Letters Drug prevention of hypertension

Law’s flaw?

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2596 (Published 29 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2596
  1. L Sam Lewis, GP trainer1
  1. 1Surgery, Newport, Pembrokeshire SA42 0TJ
  1. sam{at}garthnewydd.freeserve.co.uk

    Law and colleagues argue that the benefits of reducing blood pressure will accrue across a range of patients to make it worth their while swallowing a pill a day.1

    They refer to meta-analysed data …

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