The article, “Hypertension: Is It Overtreated in the Elderly?” that appeared in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 147–152) was published with the following errors within the article. On page 148 under the section “Target Blood Pressure,” the sentence in the fourth paragraph should read, “Systolic blood pressure was reduced by 15 mm Hg and diastolic by 6 to 7 mm Hg.” On page 149 under the section “Therapy Failures,” the sentence in the third paragraph should read, “The diagnosis is suggested when the aldosterone-to-rennin ratio is greater than 25 to 1.” Also on page 149 in the fourth paragraph, the sentence should read, “Stiffening of the aorta leads to a fast pulse wave.”
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