Guidelines for Drug Therapy of Hypertension: Closing the Loop

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00012636

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

Hypertension is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Evidence-based guidelines support the use of specific drugs for patients with specific comorbidities to maximize the decrease in cardiovascular risk; yet, many physicians do not follow these guidelines in choosing drug therapy.

Official Title

Guidelines for Drug Therapy of Hypertension: Closing the Loop

Eligibility Criteria

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Subjects were primary care clinicians, both physicians and nurse practitioners, at a large VA medical center. Patients were not subjects in this study.
Exclusion Criteria:

Investigator(s)

Mary Kane Goldstein