Items in AFP with MESH term: Antihypertensive Agents

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Increasing the Success of Antihypertensive Therapy - Editorials


Hypertension and Diabetes: Family Physicians' Pivotal Role - Editorials


Improving Adherence to Treatment for Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians


Interventions to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Patients with Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians


Are Beta Blockers Effective First-line Treatments for Hypertension? - Cochrane for Clinicians


Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part II. Treatment - Article

ABSTRACT: Risk factors for stroke should be evaluated in patients who have had a transient ischemic attack. Blood pressure, lipid levels, and diabetes mellitus should be controlled. When applicable, smoking cessation and weight loss also are important. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy may help prevent stroke. Aspirin is the treatment of choice for stroke prevention in patients who do not require anticoagulation. Clopidogrel is an alternative therapy in patients who do not tolerate aspirin. Atrial fibrillation, a known cardioembolic source (confirmed thrombus), or a highly suspected cardioembolic source (e.g., recent large myocardial infarction, dilated cardiomyopathy, mechanical valve, rheumatic mitral valve stenosis) are indications for anticoagulation.


Blood Pressure Treatment Targets for Uncomplicated Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians


First-Line Treatment for Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians


The Calcium Channel Antagonist Controversy - Editorials


Combination Antihypertensive Drug Therapy: A Therapeutic Option Long Overdue - Editorials


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