Anti-hypertensives are associated with falls in elderly people

Source: BMJ, 25th February 2014

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: People aged over 70 who are on drugs for high blood pressure appear to be at a higher risk of injuries after falls than those who are not being treated, especially if they have had a previous fall.

Length of publication: 1 page

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