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Recommendation details

Recommendation ID: CG127/4
Question: Optimal systolic blood pressure: - In people with treated hypertension, what is the optimal systolic blood pressure?
Page: 24
Any explanatory
notes (if applicable):
Why this is important: - Data on optimal blood pressure treatment targets, particularly for systolic blood pressure, are inadequate. Current guidance is largely based on the blood pressure targets adopted in clinical trials but there have been no large trials that have randomised people with hypertension to different systolic blood pressure targets and that have had sufficient power to examine clinical outcomes.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance: Hypertension
Number: CG127
Date issued: Aug 2011

Research needed into:

Effectiveness of treatment: No
Cost of treatment: No
Implementation of treatment: No
Quality of life: No
Methods of research: No

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?: No
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?: No
Recommendation priority: Unrated
Recommendation status: Research Pending
Notes: 0
Date this record updated: 30-08-2011

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