Achieving control of resistant hypertension: Not just the number of blood pressure medications
Kara Schmidt, William Kelley, Steven Tringali, Jian Huang, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco-Fresno Medical Education Program, Fresno, CA 93701, United States
Jian Huang, Medicine Service, VA Central California Health Care System, Fresno, CA 93703, United States
Author contributions: Schmidt K and Kelley W worked in equal parts in the drafting of the body of the manuscript; Schmidt K wrote the abstract, designed the figures, and contributed to formatting and submission; concept design and editing were done by Tringali S and Huang J.
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Corresponding author: Jian Huang, FACP, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco-Fresno Medical Education Program, 2615 E Clinton Ave, Fresno, CA 93701, United States. email@example.com
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Received: November 14, 2018
Peer-review started: November 14, 2018
First decision: December 5, 2018
Revised: January 11, 2019
Accepted: January 21, 2019
Article in press: January 22, 2019
Published online: March 12, 2019