Southwestern Internal Medicine Conference: The promises and perils of treating the elderly hypertensive

Norman M Kaplan

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Abstract

Recently published clinical trials have shown clear benefits of the treatment of hypertension in the elderly. Therefore, millions of elderly patients will be considered in need of antihypertensive therapy. In addition to the promises that such therapy offer, there are multiple perils involved in the treatment of elderly patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-197
Number of pages15
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume305
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

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  • Medicine(all)

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