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Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Office-based blood pressure measurement has multiple limitations as a method of monitoring hypertension control, Dr. ... This limited picture is even more of a problem in treating patients who have masked or white coat hypertension.
March 2011


ACP has released new Practice Advisor modules and an associated webinar on hypertension. ... A webinar on “Practical Management of Hypertension in 2018” will be held on Aug.
July 2018

Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’

A: Hypertension is a very common chronic condition, and controlling hypertension is known to reduce the long-term sequelae, such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. ... The PMC appreciates the significance of controlling hypertension and that
April 2022


Researchers reviewed trials for adults with hypertension in which sitting and standing blood pressure was measured to identify orthostatic hypotension. ... This study suggests that neither screening nor medication adjustment is necessary before treating
September 2020

Test yourself

A 62-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for difficult-to-control hypertension. ... Persistent volume expansion, even if not sufficient to produce clinically evident edema, contributes significantly to hypertension.
August 2021

Pearls help diagnose, manage drug-resistant hypertension

cases. In a way, treating drug-resistant hypertension is easy. Double-check the diagnosis. ... White-coat hypertension confounds the diagnosis. Patients are rushed, and so are clinicians.
June 2014


A commentary from members of ACP's Clinical Practice Guideline Committee discusses the differences between current hypertension guidelines. ... In January 2017, ACP and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) issued a clinical practice guideline
January 2018

MKSAP Quiz: Cause of hypertension

In addition, a family history of hypertension is common in patients with essential hypertension. ... Coarctation of the aorta should be suspected in a young patient presenting with systemic hypertension.
October 2011


A recent retrospective study raises questions about routine use of antihypertensive treatment for patients with mild, low-risk hypertension. ... hypertension was defined as untreated blood pressure of 140/90 to 159/99 mm Hg.
November 2018

Don't overlook pulmonary hypertension

Treatment for pulmonary hypertension has improved dramatically over the past two decades, with nine FDA-approved therapies available where once there were none. ... Read our story to learn more about when to suspect pulmonary hypertension and how to
April 2013

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