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Intensive versus standard blood pressure treatment improves cardiovascular outcomes without any difference in patient-reported outcomes

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The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) was a large, multicentre, randomised controlled trial (RCT) originally reported in 2015.1 The trial randomly assigned 9361 individuals with hypertension at high risk of cardiovascular disease (but without diabetes or stroke) to intensive blood pressure (BP) control (systolic BP less than 120 mm Hg) or standard BP control (systolic BP less than 140 mm Hg). There was a significant reduction in cardiovascular events and mortality in the int...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjebm-2017-110879

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
ORCID:
0000-0003-3638-028X
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
3
Pages:
114-115
Publication date:
2018-03-16
Acceptance date:
2018-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2515-4478
ISSN:
2515-4478
Pubs id:
pubs:854637
URN:
uri:1dcf20b5-40b9-4644-a617-0a6806902bbe
UUID:
uuid:1dcf20b5-40b9-4644-a617-0a6806902bbe
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pubs:854637
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English
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