Summary of 1993 World Health Organisation-International Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of mild hypertension: Subcommittee of WHO/ISH Mild Hypertension Liaison committee

Guidelines Subcommittee of the World Health Organization±International Society of Hypertension (WHO±ISH) Mild Hypertension Liaison Committee, J. Chalmers

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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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 1993
Externally publishedYes

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