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Integration of First-line Lifestyle Modification and First-line Hypertension Drug Research: Analysis of Source Articles in a Leading Cochrane Report

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Title: Integration of First-line Lifestyle Modification and First-line Hypertension Drug Research: Analysis of Source Articles in a Leading Cochrane Report
Author: Wilson, Dan E.; Van Vlack, Tashina; Shane, Jason; Schievink, Brendin; Doak, Eric
Issue Date: 2012-08
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2012-09-18
Series/Report no. University of British Columbia; PHTH 572
Abstract: Purpose: To establish how lifestyle modification, which is considered first-line in hypertension prevention and management, is integrated into anti-hypertension drug trials. Background: Persistent hypertension (HTN) is a major risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular mortalityl; HTN is managed through both medication and lifestyle modification; the degree to which lifestyle factors for managing HTN are integrated into studies of first-line drug management.
Affiliation: Physical Therapy, Dept of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43224
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Graduate

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