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Patient characteristics do not predict the individual response to antihypertensive medication: A cross-over trial

Van der Wel, Mark; Biermans, Marion; Akkermans, Reinier; Lenders, Jacques W.M.; van Weel, Chris; Denium, Jaap


Background. International guidelines on hypertension management do not agree on whether patient characteristics can be used for the first choice of treatment of uncomplicated essential hypertension. Objective. We wanted to identify predictive patient characteristics to the response of two different classes of antihypertensive drugs in patients with newly diagnosed hypertension in primary care. Methods. We conducted a prospective, open label, blinded endpoint cross-over trial in 120...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Family Practice
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmx075


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