Optimal Treatment of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in African Americans: Treatment Approaches for Outpatients
Version of Record online: 21 MAY 2007
The Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 18–25, Jan/Feb 2003
How to Cite
Wright, J. T. and Douglas, J. (2003), Optimal Treatment of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in African Americans: Treatment Approaches for Outpatients. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 5: 18–25. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-6175.2003.02180.x
- Issue online: 21 MAY 2007
- Version of Record online: 21 MAY 2007
- Manuscript received November 18, 2002; accepted December 4, 2002
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