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As is stated in the sub-title of this book, this symposium represents an epidemiologic approach to the elucidation of the natural history of essential hypertension in man. It is the result of a study by a recess commission of the Massachusetts General Court which is to determine what, if any, action the Commonwealth should take in the control and treatment of high blood pressure. The symposium comprises a series of five sections: Section I defines terms, establishes criteria and introduces a concept of the natural history of essential hypertension. Section II considers the elucidation of causes of essential hypertension. Sections
A Symposium on Essential Hypertension: An Epidemiologic Approach to the Elucidation of Its Natural History in Man.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;37:626. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-3-626_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(3):626.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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