Letters Mild hypertension in people at low risk

The correct name for hypertension

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6155 (Published 14 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6155
  1. Muir Gray, physician1
  1. 1Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Better Value Healthcare, Oxford OX2 7LG, UK
  1. muir.gray{at}bvhc.co.uk

Surely The BMJ should not use the term hypertension?1 In the 1960s George Pickering destroyed the concept of hypertension, hyperpiesis, …

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