Screening for Hypertension and Lowering Blood Pressure for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Events.

Abstract

Hypertension affects 1 in 3 American adults. Blood pressure (BP)-lowering therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends all adults be screened for hypertension. Most patients whose office BP is elevated should have out-of-office monitoring to confirm the diagnosis. Ambulatory BP monitoring is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2017.03.003

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@article{Viera2017ScreeningFH, title={Screening for Hypertension and Lowering Blood Pressure for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Events.}, author={Anthony J Viera}, journal={The Medical clinics of North America}, year={2017}, volume={101 4}, pages={701-712} }