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The influence of common simple investigations on treatment and outcome in hypertensive patients

James A Ker
South African Family Practice | Vol 54, No 1 : January/February| a2202 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/safp.v54i1.2202 | ©
Submitted: 02 November 2011 | Published: 29 February 2012

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James A Ker, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

Hypertension is a highly prevalent, major, independent contributor to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Hypertension imparts a two-to-threefold increased risk of cardiovascular events.1

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