Intervention Protocol

Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in non-elderly adults

  1. Vijaya M Musini1,*,
  2. Aaron M Tejani2,
  3. Alexander Michael Labeit3,
  4. Douglas M Salzwedel1,
  5. James M Wright1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hypertension Group

Published Online: 20 JAN 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008276


How to Cite

Musini VM, Tejani AM, Labeit AM, Salzwedel DM, Wright JM. Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in non-elderly adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008276. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008276.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of British Columbia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  2. 2

    Fraser Health Authority, Clinical Research and Drug Information, Burnaby, BC, Canada

  3. 3

    Hauptverband d. österr. Sozialversicherungsträger, Abt. 21-VertragsPartnerMedikamente, Wien, Austria

*Vijaya M Musini, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, 2176 Health Science Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada. vijaya@ti.ubc.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 20 JAN 2010

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objective:

1. To quantify antihypertensive drug effect on overall mortality in people 18 to 59 years with mild to moderate systolic or diastolic hypertension.

Secondary objectives:

2. To quantify antihypertensive drug effect on cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in people 18 to 59 years with mild to moderate systolic or diastolic hypertension.

3. To quantify withdrawal due adverse effects.