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BMJ. 1993 April 10; 306(6883): 983–987.
PMCID: PMC1677457

Management guidelines in essential hypertension: report of the second working party of the British Hypertension Society.


Several important new issues have arisen in the management of patients with hypertension. A working party of the British Hypertension Society has therefore reviewed available intervention studies on anti-hypertensive treatment and made recommendations on blood pressure thresholds for intervention, on non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments, and on treatment goals. This report also provides guidelines on blood pressure measurement, essential investigations, referrals for specialist advice, follow up, and stopping treatment.

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