Epidemiology of hypertension among Bangladeshi adults using the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines and Joint National Committee 7 Guidelines

@article{Islam2018EpidemiologyOH,
  title={Epidemiology of hypertension among Bangladeshi adults using the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines and Joint National Committee 7 Guidelines},
  author={J. Islam and M. M. Zaman and S. Haq and Shamim Ahmed and Zahid Al- Quadir},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2018},
  volume={32},
  pages={668 - 680}
}
  • J. Islam, M. M. Zaman, +2 authors Zahid Al- Quadir
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Human Hypertension
  • In 2017, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released updated guidelines on the definition of hypertension, and blood pressure thresholds for initiation of antihypertensive medication. Our objective was to assess the change in prevalence of hypertension, risk factors, and identify populations recommended for treatment among Bangladeshi adults, based on the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines. Data for this analysis were collected from a population-based nationally… CONTINUE READING
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