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The Edward D. Freis Papers

The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980: Documents

[Edward Freis with laboratory rats at the VA Hospital]. [ca. 1974].
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Metadata Record Gilmore, Bruce L., and Edward D. Freis. "Methyldopa in the Treatment of Hypertension." The Medical Annals of the District of Columbia 34, 1 (January 1965): 13-18. Article. 6 Images. pdf (1,010,187 Bytes) ocr (30,563 Bytes)
"Methyldopa in the Treatment of Hypertension." January 1965.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Guanethidine." Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 8, 2 (September 1965): 183-193. Article. 11 Images. pdf (1,174,575 Bytes) ocr (36,782 Bytes)
"Guanethidine." September 1965.
Metadata Record Daddario, Robert C., and Edward D. Freis. "Kinetocardiogram, Phonocardiogram, and Arterial Pulse Waves during Acute Hemodynamic Changes." Circulation XXXIV, (September 1966): 423-436. Article. 14 Images. pdf (1,873,739 Bytes) ocr (47,858 Bytes)
"Kinetocardiogram, Phonocardiogram, and Arterial Pulse Waves during Acute Hemodynamic Changes." September 1966.
Metadata Record Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. "Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressures Averaging 115 through 129 mm Hg." Journal of the American Medical Association 202, 11 (11 December 1967): 1028-1034. Article. 7 Images. pdf (1,082,670 Bytes) ocr (37,393 Bytes)
"Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressures Averaging 115 through 129 mm Hg." 11 December 1967.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Money Is Not Enough." Clinical Research 15, (1967): 7-8. Article. 2 Images. pdf (177,608 Bytes) ocr (5,007 Bytes)
"Money Is Not Enough." 1967.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Antihypertensive Action of Benzothiadiazines." New York State Journal of Medicine 68, 1 (15 January 1968): 259-264. Article. 6 Images. pdf (762,862 Bytes) ocr (25,481 Bytes)
"Antihypertensive Action of Benzothiadiazines." 15 January 1968.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Treatment of Primary Hypertension." Modern Medicine, (11 March 1968): 86-91. Article. 6 Images. pdf (1,098,594 Bytes) ocr (27,712 Bytes)
"The Treatment of Primary Hypertension." 11 March 1968.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D., and Mary C. Kyle. "Computer Analysis of Carotid and Brachial Pulse Waves: Effects of Age in Normal Subjects." The American Journal of Cardiology 22, 5 (November 1968): 691-695. Article. 5 Images. pdf (514,464 Bytes) ocr (16,313 Bytes)
"Computer Analysis of Carotid and Brachial Pulse Waves: Effects of Age in Normal Subjects." November 1968.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Hypertension and Atherosclerosis." The American Journal of Medicine 46, 5 (May 1969): 735-740. Article. 6 Images. pdf (909,287 Bytes) ocr (30,860 Bytes)
"Hypertension and Atherosclerosis." May 1969.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Effect of Antihypertensive Treatment on Morbidity." The Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly XLVII, 3, Part 2 (July 1969): 153-159. Article. 7 Images. pdf (573,564 Bytes) ocr (16,676 Bytes)
"Effect of Antihypertensive Treatment on Morbidity." July 1969.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Changing Outlook in Essential Hypertension." Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease 1, 1 ([1969]): 280-285. Article. 7 Images. pdf (695,667 Bytes) ocr (20,356 Bytes)
"The Changing Outlook in Essential Hypertension." [1969].
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Cardiovascular Drugs: Experience of the Drug Efficacy Study (DES)." Circulation XLI, (January 1970): 3-7. Article. 5 Images. pdf (572,264 Bytes) ocr (18,038 Bytes)
"Cardiovascular Drugs: Experience of the Drug Efficacy Study (DES)." January 1970.
Metadata Record Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. "Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: II. Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressure Averaging 90 through 114 mm Hg." Journal of the American Medical Association 213, 7 (17 August 1970): 1143-1152. Article. 10 Images. pdf (1,427,104 Bytes) ocr (47,815 Bytes)
"Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: II. Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressure Averaging 90 through 114 mm Hg." 17 August 1970.
Metadata Record Fordyce, Alice, and Lasker Foundation. Letter from Alice Fordyce, Lasker Foundation to Edward D. Freis. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 21 May 1971. pdf (123,716 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Alice Fordyce, Lasker Foundation to Edward D. Freis. 21 May 1971.
Metadata Record Galton, Lawrence. "High Blood Pressure: New Light on a Hidden Killer." Reader's Digest 98, 590 (June 1971): 65-68. Article. 4 Images. pdf (321,093 Bytes) ocr (8,954 Bytes)
"High Blood Pressure: New Light on a Hidden Killer." June 1971.
Metadata Record "Lasker Medical Prize Given to Area Doctor." The Evening Star, (10 November 1971): A-2. Article. 1 Image. pdf (154,293 Bytes) ocr (4,159 Bytes)
"Lasker Medical Prize Given to Area Doctor." 10 November 1971.
Metadata Record Teague, Olin E., and United States House of Representatives. "Veterans' Administration Physician, Edward D. Freis, M.D., Receives Lasker Medical Award for Hypertension Clinical Research." Congressional Record, (17 November 1971): E 12340. Legislative Record. Speech. 1 Image. pdf (140,570 Bytes) ocr (6,886 Bytes)
"Veterans' Administration Physician, Edward D. Freis, M.D., Receives Lasker Medical Award for Hypertension Clinical Research." 17 November 1971.
Metadata Record Nixon, Richard M. Letter from Richard M. Nixon to Edward D. Freis. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 30 November 1971. pdf (50,866 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Richard M. Nixon to Edward D. Freis. 30 November 1971.
Metadata Record Johnson, Lyndon B. Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to Edward D. Freis. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 7 December 1971. pdf (41,466 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to Edward D. Freis. 7 December 1971.
Metadata Record Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. "Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: III. Influence of Age, Diastolic Pressure, and Prior Cardiovascular Disease; Further Analysis of Side Effects." Circulation XLV, (May 1972): 991-1004. Article. 14 Images. pdf (1,533,313 Bytes) ocr (50,577 Bytes)
"Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: III. Influence of Age, Diastolic Pressure, and Prior Cardiovascular Disease; Further Analysis of Side Effects." May 1972.
Metadata Record National Institutes of Health (U.S.). "HEW News Release." Announcement. Press Release. 2 Images. 26 July 1972. pdf (111,752 Bytes) ocr (2,501 Bytes)
"HEW News Release." 26 July 1972.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Hypertension: A Controllable Disease." Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 13, 5 (Part I) ([September-October 1972]): 627-632. Article. 6 Images. pdf (720,817 Bytes) ocr (21,863 Bytes)
"Hypertension: A Controllable Disease." [September-October 1972].
Metadata Record Seeber, Allen J. "Hypertension Control Efforts Seen Minimal." U.S. Medicine 8, 19 (1 October 1972): 1, 12. Article. 2 Images. pdf (280,397 Bytes) ocr (4,920 Bytes)
"Hypertension Control Efforts Seen Minimal." 1 October 1972.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Challenge of Hypertension." Cardiovascular Review, (1972): 60-61. Article. 2 Images. pdf (318,840 Bytes) ocr (10,421 Bytes)
"The Challenge of Hypertension." 1972.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Changing Attitudes to Hypertension." Annals of Internal Medicine 78, 1 (January 1973): 141-142. Article. 2 Images. pdf (249,500 Bytes) ocr (8,738 Bytes)
"Changing Attitudes to Hypertension." January 1973.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D., and United States. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Administration. "The Modern Management of Hypertension." United States Government Printing Office, January 1973. Pamphlet. Report. 23 Images. pdf (3,233,577 Bytes) ocr (94,642 Bytes)
"The Modern Management of Hypertension." January 1973.
Metadata Record Franciosa, Joseph, Edward D. Freis, and James Conway. "Antihypertensive and Hemodynamic Properties of the New Beta Adrenergic Blocking Agent Timolol." Circulation XLVIII, (July 1973): 118-124. Article. 7 Images. pdf (860,115 Bytes) ocr (27,530 Bytes)
"Antihypertensive and Hemodynamic Properties of the New Beta Adrenergic Blocking Agent Timolol." July 1973.
Metadata Record Medical World News. "Target of the Year: Hypertension." Medical World News, (24 August 1973): 69-76. Article. 8 Images. pdf (1,982,703 Bytes) ocr (37,793 Bytes)
"Target of the Year: Hypertension." 24 August 1973.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Age, Race, Sex and Other Indices of Risk in Hypertension." The American Journal of Medicine 55, (September 1973): 275-280. Article. 6 Images. pdf (914,431 Bytes) ocr (30,304 Bytes)
"Age, Race, Sex and Other Indices of Risk in Hypertension." September 1973.
Metadata Record Poblete, P. F., Mary C. Kyle, H. V. Pipberger, and Edward D. Freis. "Effect of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension. Veterans Administration Cooperative Study on Antihypertensive Agents: Effect on the Electrocardiogram." Circulation XLVIII, (September 1973): 481-490. Article. 10 Images. pdf (1,135,210 Bytes) ocr (39,898 Bytes)
"Effect of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension. Veterans Administration Cooperative Study on Antihypertensive Agents: Effect on the Electrocardiogram." September 1973.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Clinical Spectrum of Essential Hypertension." Archives of Internal Medicine 133, (June 1974): 982-987. Article. 6 Images. pdf (1,082,455 Bytes) ocr (36,607 Bytes)
"The Clinical Spectrum of Essential Hypertension." June 1974.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Rebuttal: Appraisal of Antihypertensive Drug Therapy." Circulation 50, (July 1974): 9-10. Article. 2 Images. pdf (286,437 Bytes) ocr (10,365 Bytes)
"Rebuttal: Appraisal of Antihypertensive Drug Therapy." July 1974.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Treatment of Mild Hypertension." Medical Times 103, 5 (May 1975): 63-79. Article. 17 Images. pdf (2,161,573 Bytes) ocr (53,025 Bytes)
"The Treatment of Mild Hypertension." May 1975.
Metadata Record Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. "Return of Elevated Blood Pressure after Withdrawal of Antihypertensive Drugs." Circulation 51, (June 1975): 1107-1113. Article. 7 Images. pdf (974,583 Bytes) ocr (34,792 Bytes)
"Return of Elevated Blood Pressure after Withdrawal of Antihypertensive Drugs." June 1975.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Salt, Volume and the Prevention of Hypertension." Circulation 53, 4 (April 1976): 589-595. Article. 7 Images. pdf (1,239,709 Bytes) ocr (46,067 Bytes)
"Salt, Volume and the Prevention of Hypertension." April 1976.
Metadata Record Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Antihypertensive Agents. "Propranolol in the Treatment of Essential Hypertension." Journal of the American Medical Association 237, 21 (23 May 1977): 2303-2310. Article. 8 Images. pdf (1,467,030 Bytes) ocr (51,630 Bytes)
"Propranolol in the Treatment of Essential Hypertension." 23 May 1977.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "The Mismanagement of Hypertension." Archives of Internal Medicine 137, (December 1977): 1669. Article. 1 Image. pdf (147,467 Bytes) ocr (6,127 Bytes)
"The Mismanagement of Hypertension." December 1977.
Metadata Record Shah, Shaukat, Ibrahim M. Khatri, and Edward D. Freis. "Mechanism of Antihypertensive Effect of Thiazide Diuretics." The American Heart Journal 95, 5 (May 1978): 611-618. Article. 8 Images. pdf (1,133,334 Bytes) ocr (37,162 Bytes)
"Mechanism of Antihypertensive Effect of Thiazide Diuretics." May 1978.
Metadata Record [Freis, Edward D.]. [Distinguished Service Award acceptance speech]. Speech. 2 Images. 10 May 1979. pdf (156,315 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Distinguished Service Award acceptance speech]. 10 May 1979.
Metadata Record Gorman, Mike, and Citizens for the Treatment of High Blood Pressure. Letter from Mike Gorman to Edward P. Boland. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 25 July 1979. pdf (212,402 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mike Gorman to Edward P. Boland. 25 July 1979.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Fundamentals of Management of the Hypertensive Patient." Clinical Therapeutics 2, Suppl. A (1979): 1-10. Article. 10 Images. pdf (946,102 Bytes) ocr (29,854 Bytes)
"Fundamentals of Management of the Hypertensive Patient." 1979.
Metadata Record Freis, Edward D. "Treatment of Hypertension: State of the Art in 1979." Clinical Science 57, (1979): 349s-353s. Article. 5 Images. pdf (619,668 Bytes) ocr (21,877 Bytes)
"Treatment of Hypertension: State of the Art in 1979." 1979.