The control of hypertension: A therapeutic breakthrough

Norman M Kaplan

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Hypertension is now recognized as the largest risk factor for premature cardiovascular disease. As more and more of the pathophysiology of primary (essential) hypertension has become known, more rational forms of therapy have also become available. Increasingly widespread application of improved management techniques has resulted in significant falls in death and disability from the complications of untreated hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-153
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Biofeedback
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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