Blood pressure lowering in elderly patients with stroke

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7544.793-b (Published 30 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:793
  1. Elliot Epstein, consultant physician (elliotepstein832@hotmail.com),
  2. Anil Kumar, specialist registrar, general and geriatric medicine
  1. Walsall Manor Hospital NHS Trust, Walsall, West Midlands WS2 9PS

    EDITOR—Mant et al say that the results of PROGRESS are not applicable to the stroke population in the community.1 One reason cited is that patients in the community were 12 years older than those recruited to PROGRESS. …

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