Nouvelles recommandations américaines: Analyse critique

Translated title of the contribution: The new American guidelines: Critical analysis

Norman M Kaplan

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The recently published seventh U.S. Joint National Committee report comprises a number of important changes regarding the management of hypertension, including the addition of the concept of "prehypertension", the choice of initial drug therapy, the use of combinations for initial therapy and lower goals for therapy. These and other changes are described and defended.

Translated title of the contributionThe new American guidelines: Critical analysis
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
Issue numberSPEC. ISS. 1
StatePublished - Sep 28 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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