Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Drugs for Hypertension
May 1, 2014 (Issue: 141)Most recent guidelines recommend a BP goal of 140/90 mm Hg. For patients ≥60 years old without diabetes or chronic kidney disease, one guideline recommends 150/90 mm Hg both as the drug treatment initiation threshold and treatment target; this...more
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