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A Comparison of Outcomes with Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors and Diuretics for the Treatment of Hypertension in the Elderly

Wing, Lindon M. H.; Reid, Christopher M; Ryan, P A; Beilin, Lawrence J.; Brown, Mark A.; Jennings, Garry L R; Johnston, Colin I; McNeil, John J; Macdonald, Graham J; Marley, John E.; Morgan, Trefor O.; Moore, Shane; Chalmers, John; Whitworth, Judith

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BACKGROUND: Treatment of hypertension with diuretics, beta-blockers, or both leads to improved outcomes. It has been postulated that agents that inhibit the renin-angiotensin system confer benefit beyond the reduction of blood pressure alone. We compared

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76452
Source: New England Journal of Medicine
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa021716

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