Summary of 1993 World Health Organisation-International Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of mild hypertension

A. Zanchetti, J. Chalmers, K. Arakawa, I. Gyarfas, P. Hamet, L. Hansson, S. Julius, S. MacMahon, G. Mancia, J. Ménard, T. Omae, J. Reid, M. Safar

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Abstract

As part of the ongoing process of issuing guidelines for managing hypertension the World Health Organisation and International Society of Hypertension present a summary of the latest guidelines for the management of mild hypertension. In both young and elderly people this condition is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and should be treated. Information is presented on methods of diagnostic evaluation and assessment of risk. Methods of treatment, including changes in lifestyle, are covered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1541-1546
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume307
Issue number6918
Publication statusPublished - Dec 11 1993

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