I. H. Page, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The past 12 years have seen revolutionary changes in knowledge of arterial hypertension. These have occurred chiefly in three areas: first, recognition of the nature of hypertensive diseases as part of a group of diseases that might be called "diseases of regulation" in which the disease results from the inherited response of the body to its environment; second, recognition of the varied neural and chemical controls of arterial pressure and tissue perfusion; and finally, demonstration that some forms of hypertension are reversible by use of both antihypertensive drugs and correction of disturbances in blood flow.
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Page IH. The Changing Outlook for the Hypertensive. John Phillips Memorial Lecture.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:670. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-4-670_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(4):670.
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