Cochrane review for first line drugs for hypertension

Journal Ref. Amery A, Birkenhager W, Brixko R, Bulpitt C, Clement D, Deruyttere M, De Schaepdryver A, Dollery C, Fagard R, Forette F, et al.: Efficacy of antihypertensive drug treatment according to age, sex, blood pressure, and previous cardiovascular disease in patients over the age of 60. Lancet 1986, 2:589-592.
Intervention Drug - Anti hypertensive
Number of sites 18
Countries involved Northern and Southern European countries
Sample size 840
Type of statistical analyses
Risk of bias Overall: Low Risk details
Duration of trial
Primary outcome Cerebrovascular mortality and morbidity after 5 years
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