Guidelines from the British Hypertension Society: Is hypertension really a disease?

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7465.570 (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:570
  1. Paul A Sackin, general practitioner (paulsackin@compuserve.com)
  1. Alconbury, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 4EQ

    EDITOR—In the guidelines from the British Hypertension Society Williams et al say that the prevalence of hypertension is 42% in people aged 35-64.1 This must mean that in older patients the condition is present in well over half of the …

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