Cost effectiveness in the treatment of hypertension

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Abstract

Treatment of hypertensive elderly patients reduce cardiovascular mortality. The drug regimen selected affects the cost per prevented death. Drug regimens may have a tenfold difference in cost per cardiovascular death prevented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)829-840
Number of pages12
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume5
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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Cost-Benefit Analysis
Hypertension
Costs and Cost Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Mortality
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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Cost effectiveness in the treatment of hypertension. / Burns, Robert.

In: Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Vol. 5, No. 4, 01.01.1989, p. 829-840.

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