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Screening for hypertension in the emergency department
  1. S M Smith
  1. Wycombe Hospital, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2TT, UK;

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    I read with interest the paper by Fleming et al1 concerning screening for hypertension in the emergency department. The important public health issues and current emphasis on screening are well illustrated in this paper. However, there is increasing debate concerning the appropriateness of routine enquiry, as debated in the commentary …

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