Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypertension?

Yasmine S. Ali, MD; Eric H. Yang, MD; David H. Adler, MD


February 09, 2016

According to the SPRINT findings, achieving a target systolic pressure of 120 mm Hg reduced cardiovascular events (eg, myocardial infarction, heart failure) and stroke by nearly one third and reduced risk for death by almost one fourth when compared with a target of 140 mm Hg.

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