Cochrane systematic review for first line treatment for hypertension

Journal Ref. Evaluation of drug treatment in mild hypertension: VA-NHLBI feasibility trial. Plan and preliminary results of a two-year feasibility trial for a multicenter intervention study to evaluate the benefits versus the disadvantages of treating mild hypertension. Prepared for the Veterans Administration-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Study Group for Evaluating Treatment in Mild Hypertension. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1978, 304:267-292.
Intervention Drug - Anti-hypertensives
Number of sites 4
Countries involved USA
Sample size 1000
Type of statistical analyses
Risk of bias Overall: Low Risk details
Duration of trial
Primary outcome Cardiovascular morbidity
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Elig. Recr. Setting Org. Int. Flex. Del. Flex. Adherence Follow-Up Prim. Out. Prim. An.
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