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Title: BP meds: this simple change improves outcomes
Author: Kirley, Kate; Sharma, Umang; Rowland, Kate
Keywords: hypertension
nondipping
antihypertensive medication
Date: 2012-03-01
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 61(3) 2012: 153+.
Abstract: Advise patients with uncontrolled hypertension to take at least one of their blood pressure (BP) medications at bedtime instead of in the morning. Nighttime dosing leads to better control and lowers the risk of major cardiovascular events. Strength of Recommendation B: Based on a well-done randomized clinical trial (RCT) and a subgroup analysis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/13375

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