Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 92, Issue 4, pp 245–247 | Cite as

Hypertension Recommendations: Are They Relevant to Public Health?

  • Norm R. C. CampbellEmail author
  • J. George Fodor
  • Arun Chockalingam

Les recommandations à l’égard de l’hypertension artérielle sont-elles pertinentes pour la santé publique?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norm R. C. Campbell
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. George Fodor
    • 2
  • Arun Chockalingam
    • 3
  1. 1.Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Cardiovascular Research Group, Faculty of MedicineThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  2. 2.Prevention and Rehabilitation CentreUniversity of Ottawa Heart InstituteOttawaCanada
  3. 3.Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health CanadaOttawaCanada

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