Cochrane review of first line drugs for hypertension

Journal Ref. Beckett NS, Peters R, Fletcher AE, Staessen JA, Liu L, Dumitrascu D, Stoyanovsky V, Antikainen RL, Nikitin Y, Anderson C, et al: Treatment of hypertension in patients 80 years of age or older. N Engl J Med 2008, 358:1887-1898.
Intervention Drug - Anti-Hypertensive
Number of sites 195
Countries involved Europe, China, Australasia, and North Africa
Sample size 1933
Type of statistical analyses
Risk of bias Overall: Low Risk details
Duration of trial
Primary outcome fatal or non-fatal strokes
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.
2 3 5 3 2 2 1 3 5