Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2381/17208
Title: Effects of antihypertensive treatment after acute stroke in the Continue or Stop Post-Stroke Antihypertensives Collaborative Study (COSSACS): a prospective, randomised, open, blinded-endpoint trial.
Authors: Robinson, TG
Potter, JF
Ford, GA
Bulpitt, CJ
Chernova, J
Jagger, C
James, MA
Knight, J
Markus, HS
Mistri, AK
Poulter, NR
COSSACS, Investigators
First Published: Aug-2010
Citation: LANCET NEUROL, 2010, 9 (8), pp. 767-775
Abstract: Up to 50% of patients with acute stroke are taking antihypertensive drugs on hospital admission. However, whether such treatment should be continued during the immediate post-stroke period is unclear. We therefore aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of continuing or stopping pre-existing antihypertensive drugs in patients who had recently had a stroke.
DOI Link: 10.1016/S1474-4422(10)70163-0
eISSN: 1474-4465
Links: http://hdl.handle.net/2381/17208
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences

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