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New guidelines for mild hypertension published

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:555
  1. Paul Dinsdale
  1. London

    Revised guidelines on treating patients with mild hypertension have been drawn up by the World Health Organisation and the International Society of Hypertension.

    The main recommendations of the guidelines, which update those issued in 1993,include the use of stratified risks to guide the management of patients with hypertension; the introduction of …

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