New hypertension guidelines: One size fits most?
Cleve Clin J Med. 2014 Mar;81(3):178-88
Authors: Thomas G, Shishehbor M, Brill D, Nally JV
The report of the panel appointed to the eighth Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 8) is more evidence-based and focused than its predecessors, outlining a management strategy that is simpler and, in some instances, less aggressive. It has both strengths and weaknesses.
PMID: 24591473 [PubMed - in process]