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.
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: https://doi.org/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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