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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Assessing Hypertension Care for Aged Veterans: Balancing Risks and Benefits
Principal Investigator:

Lillian C. Min

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2015 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $3,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hypertension, the most commonly-treated condition in the VHA, affects more than 80% of older Veterans. With continuing improvements in quality of VHA care, more older Veterans meet blood pressure (BP) targets than older patients in Medicare. Despite known benefits of BP control, one concern as Veterans age and accumulate multiple conditions is that overly-aggressive control may result in unintended outcomes such as falls. We propose to better understa...

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