Safe withdrawal of monotherapy for hypertension is poorly effective and not likely to reduce health‐care costs

Neeraj Prasad, Peter G. Davey, Alec D. Watson, Lesley Peebles, Thomas M. MacDonald

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    Abstract

    To carry out a population-based evaluation of withdrawal of treatment in primary care using repeated ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) assessment to avoid subjecting patients to prolonged periods of excess risk.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1519-1526
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Hypertension
    Volume15
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1997

    Keywords

    • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    • Cost-effectiveness
    • Hypertension
    • Treatment withdrawal

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