Do ACE inhibitors decrease mortality in patients with hypertension?
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When used to treat patients with hypertension, ACE inhibitors reduce cardiovascular and all-cause mortality as effectively as diuretics, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers. [Strength of recommendation: A, based on meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with patient-oriented outcomes]
American Family Physician, 70(1) 2004: 153-154.
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