Another paper raises new questions about applying SPRINT in the real world Applying the intense blood pressure goals used in SPRINT in a real world elderly population might lead to a dramatic increase in injurious falls, according to a new study from Ireland published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) showed that ...
Aggressive BP targets will hike falling risk in older patients
By Larry Husten
19 Jul 2017