oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Antihypertensive agents : clinical
|Article Title||Antihypertensive agents : clinical|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Author||Jacqueline Van Schoor|
|Publication Date||Apr 2008|
|Pages||22 - 30|
Hypertension represents a major public health concern. It affects about a billion people worldwide and is the most common treatable risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients over the age of 50 years. A clear relationship exists between elevated blood pressure (BP) and the various manifestations of cardiovascular disease.
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