An editorial comment on Dr. Opie's editorial

Norman M Kaplan

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Dr. Opie's editorial presents a very optimistic view of the recent publications on the therapy of hypertension in the elderly. Although the results of these trials are indeed promising, I have delineated a number of conflicting views that temper my enthusiasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)563-564
Number of pages2
JournalCardiovascular Drugs and Therapy
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1992


  • ACE inhibitors
  • beta blockade
  • diuretics
  • elderly hypertensives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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