Letters NICE on hypertension

Evidence for key recommendation in NICE guidance on hypertension is poor

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6494 (Published 12 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6494
  1. Philip J R Taylor, GP and consortium chair1
  1. 1Axminster Medical Practice, Axminster, Devon EX13 5AG, UK
  1. philtaylor{at}nhs.net

A key recommendation of the new guidelines on hypertension from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Evidence (NICE) is that 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring should be used to confirm …

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