2014 evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure

Source: JAMA online first

Follow this link for fulltext

Date of publication: 18th December 2013

Publication type: Practice Guidelines

In a nutshell: The panel members appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee have developed Evidence Statements for treatment of high blood pressure based on a systematic review of the literature. This report recommends treatment thresholds, goals and drug treatment strategies in the management of hypertension in adults.

Length of publication: 14 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: The US National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI)

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