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Letters NICE on hypertension in adults

NICE guidance on hypertension in adults: take blood pressure tablets at night, measure blood pressure at home

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 19 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6570
  1. Martin Kittel, clinical lead in planned care, musculoskeletal, ophthalmology, dermatology, respiratory medicine, and supporting self care and education
  1. East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Windsor SL4 3DP, UK
  1. mtkittel{at}

Recent NICE guidance1 was unable to take into account the recent Hygia chronotherapy trial, results of which were recently published in the European Heart Journal and reported in The BMJ.23 The trial showed that taking blood pressure tablets at night may be more …

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