SHEP pilot

Cochrane systematic review of first line treatment for hypertension

Journal Ref. Perry HM, Jr., Smith WM, McDonald RH, Black D, Cutler JA, Furberg CD, Greenlick MR, Kuller LH, Schnaper HW, Schoenberger JA, et al.: Morbidity and mortality in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program (SHEP) pilot study. Stroke 1989, 20:4-13.
Intervention Drug - Anti-hypertensive
Number of sites 5
Countries involved USA
Sample size 551
Type of statistical analyses
Risk of bias Overall: Low Risk details
Duration of trial
Primary outcome strokes fatal and non fatal
Show Score Ranges


(shows median if more than one score was entered)

Elig. Recr. Setting Org. Int. Flex. Del. Flex. Adherence Follow-Up Prim. Out. Prim. An.
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