Generalizability of Blood Pressure Lowering Trials to Older Patients: Cross‐Sectional Analysis
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Fecha de publicación: 08 September 2020
Autores: James P. Sheppard, Mark Lown , Jenni Burt, Eleanor Temple , Rebecca Lowe, Hannah Ashby, Oliver Todd, Julie Allen , Gary A. Ford, Rosalyn Fraser et al.
Background: Randomized controlled trials are used to inform clinical guidelines on the management of hypertension in older adults, but it is unclear to what extent these trials represent the general population attending routine clinical practice. This study aimed to define the proportion and characteristics of patients eligible for hypertension trials conducted in older people.