Reporting of consistency of blood pressure control in randomized controlled trials of antihypertensive drugs: a systematic review of 1372 trial reports

Fischer, Urs; Webb, Alastair J S; Howard, Sally C; Rothwell, Peter M (2012). Reporting of consistency of blood pressure control in randomized controlled trials of antihypertensive drugs: a systematic review of 1372 trial reports. Journal of hypertension, 30(7), pp. 1271-6. Hagerstown, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328352e121

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Hypertension is a powerful treatable risk factor for stroke. Reports of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of antihypertensive drugs rightly concentrate on clinical outcomes, but control of blood pressure (BP) during follow-up is also important, particularly given that inconsistent control is associated with a high risk of stroke and that antihypertensive drug classes differ in this regard.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology

UniBE Contributor:

Fischer, Urs

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0263-6352

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:26

Last Modified:

29 Dec 2017 10:46

Publisher DOI:

10.1097/HJH.0b013e328352e121

PubMed ID:

22573117

Web of Science ID:

000305544200001

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/9460 (FactScience: 215197)

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