As many physicians began to question whether diuretics that were commonly administered to treat hypertension contributed to
cardiac arrhythmia, Freis felt compelled to defend their use. In this article, he noted that in several recent studies, the
Veterans Administration Cooperative Study failed to find any evidence of a relationship between thiazides and cardiac arrhythmias.
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1984-10-05 (October 5, 1984)
Freis, Edward D.
Conference: New Concepts in Hypertension Therapy Symposium
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "Advantages of Diuretics." The American Journal of Medicine 77, (5 October 1984): 107-109. Article.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
After 1980: Changing Trends in Hypertension Therapy