Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis

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Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis. / Conroy, Simon Paul; Westendorp, Rudi Gerardus Johannes; Witham, Miles D.

In: Age and Ageing, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2018, p. 505-508.

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Conroy, SP, Westendorp, RGJ & Witham, MD 2018, 'Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis', Age and Ageing, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 505-508. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy053

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Conroy, S. P., Westendorp, R. G. J., & Witham, M. D. (2018). Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis. Age and Ageing, 47(4), 505-508. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy053

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Conroy SP, Westendorp RGJ, Witham MD. Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis. Age and Ageing. 2018;47(4):505-508. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy053

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Conroy, Simon Paul ; Westendorp, Rudi Gerardus Johannes ; Witham, Miles D. / Hypertension treatment for older people-navigating between Scylla and Charybdis. In: Age and Ageing. 2018 ; Vol. 47, No. 4. pp. 505-508.

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