While SPRINT produced some interesting data on how best to treat high blood pressure, the flaws in the study, and the high rate of adverse events like syncope and acute kidney injury mean that wise physicians must exert great caution in the implementation of more aggressive BP targets.
This science is far from complete. In the setting of such medical uncertainty, only collaboratively shared decisions with a full explanation of the risks, benefits, alternatives and unknowns should be the standard of practice.
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