Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly

Posted at — Mario Hernández Cueto — marzo 12th, 2012 — 10:55 under Revisiones

Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly

Por: Musini Vijaya M, Tejani Aaron M, Bassett Ken y Wright James M.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 01, 2012.

Treating healthy persons (60 years or older) with moderate to severe systolic and/or diastolic hypertension reduces all cause mortality and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The decrease in all cause mortality was limited to persons 60 to 80 years of age.

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