EHR Analysis Shows Blood Pressure Can Be Too Low

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  • August 13 2014, 9:36am EDT

An analysis of the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 people reveals that aggressive treatment of hypertension may create unintended kidney disease and even death.

Researchers examined the EHRs of Kaiser Permanente patients in southern California who were taking medications to treat high blood pressure from January 2006 through December 2010. They found that:

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