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Hypertension: case finding in primary care

Hypertension: case finding in primary care

Publication date: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

Hypertension is the most important single risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). It affects over 25% of adults in England, but more than 5.5 million people remain undiagnosed. Although the number of adults with untreated hypertension has fallen, England’s performance still lags behind achievements in countries such as Canada and the USA, and there is scope for improvement.

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Produced in collaboration with Public Health England and NHS England who contributed towards content. BHR contributed towards the publication funding but had no role in design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors and editors.
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 14, Number 1, January 2018
Print edition page(s): S34-S37
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

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