Source: JAMA online first
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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
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Acknowledgement: The US National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI)