Practice Alert Podcast

Hypertension in adults: USPSTF reaffirms this screening protocol

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The US Preventive Services Task Force recently reaffirmed its recommendations on screening for hypertension in adults. In this month’s audio, Dr. Campos-Outcalt describes the recommended protocol for blood pressure measurement, discusses what constitutes elevated BP and hypertension, and explains why it’s important to confirm a high in-office reading in an outpatient setting.


 

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