High blood pressure: key references and evidence

References

Lawes CMM, Vander Hoorn S, Law MR, Elliott P, MacMahon S, Rodgers A.  WHO Comparative Quantification of Health Risk: Global and Regional Burden of Disease Attribution to Selected Major Risk Factors - Chapter 6: High blood pressure.  World Health Organization, 2004.  (708Kb)

Maryon-Davis A, Press V, on behalf of the Cardiovascular Health Working Group of the Faculty of Public Health.  Easing the Pressure: Tackling Hypertension. A toolkit for developing a local strategy to tackle high blood pressure  (962Kb).  Faculty of Public Health, 2005. (Project management, and additional writing and research by Lindsey Stewart)

Effectiveness evidence

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NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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