Effective strategies for blood pressure control

Verna L. Lamar Welch, Martha N. Hill

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Abstract

Of the estimated 50 million Americans suffering from hypertension, less than a fourth have it under control. One-year costs of failing to control hypertension were recently estimated at $964 million for the total US hypertensive population and $467 million for those being treated. This article will describe effective strategies for blood pressure control at national, state, and community levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-333
Number of pages13
JournalCardiology clinics
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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