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Issue 6. Summer 2018

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UPDATED REVIEW: No net benefit from lower bp targets
This key systematic review has just been updated in The Cochrane Library

The authors of Blood pressure targets for the treatment of people with hypertension and cardiovascular disease found "no net health benefit is derived from a lower systolic blood pressure target"


Priority setting for Cochrane HTN reviews

How do we prioritise our reviews? 

We are currently undertaking an exercise to identify those of our reviews which should prioritised for publication and updating as core titles within our portfolio.  

Details here:
Questions about blood pressure?

What do you want to know about blood pressure or high blood pressure (hypertension)?  

#AskCochraneHTN to solicit additional priorities from patients and other stakeholders via an online questionnaire here:

Cochrane Networks update

The Cochrane Circulation & Breathing Network, of which Cochrane Hypertension is a member, is currently preparing a strategic workplan and will hold planning meetings at the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium.  

The Network is designed to encourage collaboration among member groups, as well as sharing of resources and best practices.

Our latest reviews

As of July 2018, The Cochrane Library contains 71 reviews and 27 protocols under Cochrane Hypertension and 20 additional titles have been registered by the group for authors intending to undertake systematic reviews.

Latest protocols [P], reviews [R] and updates [U]:

2018 Cochrane Colloquium: Register now

The 25th Cochrane Colloquium will be held in beautiful Edinburgh, Scotland from 16-18 September 2018.  Standard registration closes 17 August.  

For everything you need to know to attend, including programme overview, registration, abstract submission, sponsorship, and travel information, see the Colloquium website...



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