What to make of the new ACC/AHA high blood pressure guidelines

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In his latest audiocast, Dr. Doug Campos-Outcalt reviews the new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2017 guidelines on high blood pressure in adults and explains how they would alter the prevention and management of hypertension.



  1. Whelton PK, Carey RM, Aronow WS, et al. 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017:S0735-S1097.
  2. James PA, Oparil S, Carter BL, et al. 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults. Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8). JAMA. 2014;311:507-520.

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