for Health Care Providers
Table 1. Definition and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
|Blood Pressure (mmHg)||Classification||Treatment (associated tables in bold)|
|* Comorbidities include diabetes, CAD, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, heart failure, or renal disease defined as a reduced GFR (CrCl <60 mL/min/1.75 m2) or albuminuria (>300 mg/dL).
# The JNC 7 Report recommends a target BP of <130/80 for patients with diabetes or CKD. AHA 2007 guidelines also recommend a target BP of <130/80 for patients withknown CAD, or CAD equivalents (carotid or peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm), or 10-year Framingham Risk Score ≥10%.
Adapted from VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Working Group. Management of Hypertension in Primary Care. Washington, D.C.: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Quality and Performance; 2004.
Chobanian AV, Bakris GL, Black HR, et al. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure: the JNC 7 report. JAMA. 2003 May 21;289(19):2560-72.
Rosendorff C, Black HR, Cannon CP, et al. Treatment of Hypertension in the Prevention and Management of Ischemic Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure Research and the Councils on Clinical Cardiology and Epidemiology and Prevention. Circulation. 2007 May 29;115(21):2761-88.
|Stage 1 hypertension|
|Stage 2 hypertension|
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