Thursday, 23 June 2016

Hypertensive treatment

When to initiate treatment for hypertension ??
JNC-8 RECOMMENDATIONS
---> For those more than or equal to 60 years, when SBP more than or equal to 150 mmHg or DBP more than or equal to 90 mmHg
--->For those with age less than 60 years, when SBP more than or equal to 140 mmHg or DBP more than or equal to 90 mmHg
---> For those with CKD and / or DM, when SBP more than or equal to 140 mmHg or DBP more than or equal to 90 mmHg (irrespective of age)

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