The summary below is from the full report titled “J-Shaped Relationship between Blood Pressure and Mortality in Hypertensive Patients: New Insights from a Meta-Analysis of Individual-Patient Data.” It is in the 19 March 2002 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 136, pages 438-448). The authors are F Boutitie, F Gueyffier, S Pocock, R Fagard, and JP Boissel. The summaries may be reproduced for not-for-profit educational purposes only. Any other uses must be approved by the American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine.
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Relationship between Blood Pressure and Death among Treated Hypertensive Patients at the High and Low Ends of Blood Pressure Control. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:I-49. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-136-6-200203190-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(6):I-49.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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