Rebuttal: Appraisal of Antihypertensive Drug Therapy
Despite the evidence provided by the Veterans Administration Cooperative Study, some physicians remained skeptical that treating
hypertension could prevent cardiovascular damage or complications. In this short essay, Freis defended the VA study results.
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1974-07 (July 1974)
Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "Rebuttal: Appraisal of Antihypertensive Drug Therapy." Circulation 50, (July 1974): 9-10. Article.
[American Heart Association]
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980
Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressures Averaging 115 through
129 mm Hg (December 11, 1967)
Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: II. Results in Patients with Diastolic Blood Pressure Averaging 90 through
114 mm Hg (August 17, 1970)
Effects of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension: III. Influence of Age, Diastolic Pressure, and Prior Cardiovascular Disease;
Further Analysis of Side Effects (May 1972)
Effect of Treatment on Morbidity in Hypertension. Veterans Administration Cooperative Study on Antihypertensive Agents: Effect
on the Electrocardiogram (September 1973)