This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guideline on prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure in adults.
This Viewpoint reviews key recommendations in the 2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure authored by the AHA, ACC, and 9 other specialty organizations, and highlights differences from the 2003 JNC 7 guideline.
This cluster randomized trial compares the effects on blood pressure control of a community health worker–led home intervention vs physician education vs patient text messaging among low-income patients with hypertension in Argentina.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to refer adults without obesity and cardiovascular risk factors to behavioral counseling to promote healthful diet and physical activity (C recommendation).
This Evidence Report and systematic review to support a 2017 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement summarizes current evidence on benefits and harms of behavioral counseling for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults without known CVD risk factors.
This Viewpoint discusses ways to improve adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which comprises foods rich in protein and fiber, limits foods high in saturated fat and sugar, and was shown in 1997 to lower blood pressure in patients with hypertension and prehypertension.
In this Viewpoint, Chobanian proposes blood pressure goals for treatment of hypertension in light of data from the ACCORD, SPRINT, and HOPE-3 trials, which tested differences in patient outcomes by treatment targets.
This population epidemiology study uses pooled global health evaluation surveys data to estimate trends in the association between elevated stystolic blood pressure and death and disability between 1990 and 2015.
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