Summary of 1993 World Health Organisation-International Society of Hypertension guidelines for the management of mild hypertension
Zanchetti A., Chalmers J., Arakawa K., Gyarfas I., Hamet P., Hansson L., Julius S., MacMahon S., Mancia G., Menard J., Omae T., Reid J., Safar M.
As part of the ongoing process of issuing guidelines for managing hypertension the World Health Organisation and International Society of Hypertension present a summary of the latest guidelines for the management of mild hypertension. In both young and elderly people this condition is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and should be treated. Information is presented on methods of diagnostic evaluation and assessment of risk. Methods of treatment, including changes in lifestyle, are covered.