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Edward D. Freis Papers 1926-2004
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Title: Edward D. Freis Papers
Creator: Freis, Edward D.
Dates: 1926-2004
Extent: 18.3 linear feet (21 boxes)
Abstract:
A pioneer in the study of hypertension, Edward D. Freis, M.D., is best known for leading the 5-year Veterans Administration Cooperative Study on Antihypertensive Agents which proved the value of antihypertensive drugs in decreasing morbidity and mortality; this study was the first multi-clinic, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of its kind. Freis's collection of articles, photographs, scrapbooks, and subject files chronicle his sixty-year career in the study of hypertension and hemodynamics.

Call number: MS C 550
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine