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Research Article

First-Line First? Trends in Thiazide Prescribing for Hypertensive Seniors

  • Steve Morgan mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: morgan@chspr.ubc.ca

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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  • Kenneth L Bassett,

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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  • James M Wright,

    Affiliation: Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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  • Lixiang Yan

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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  • Published: April 26, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020080

About the Authors

Steve Morgan, Kenneth L Bassett, Lixiang Yan
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
James M Wright
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: morgan@chspr.ubc.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SM, KB, and JW designed the study. SM and LY analyzed the data. All authors contributed to writing the paper.