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Rapid blood pressure lowering may improve haemorrhagic stroke outcomes

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 04 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3584

Guidelines recommend lowering of blood pressure for patients who present with haemorrhagic stroke, although the evidence is sparse and it’s not clear what the target should be. An international trial tested two strategies: lowering systolic blood pressure to below 180 mm …

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