The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Initial Therapy of Hypertension
July 5, 2004 (Issue: 1186)The importance of adequate control of hypertension in preventing organ damage and death is well established, but the choice of drugs is still controversial. Three recent drug trials, one supporting initial therapy with a diuretic, the second favoring...more
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