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A Primer on the New Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of Hypertension.

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Summary of "A Primer on the New Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of Hypertension."

Hypertension is a leading risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease. In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association published a new guideline for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of hypertension. The guideline adjusts the clinical parameters for diagnosis and management of hypertension. In this article we summarize the updates and provide some background on these changes as they relate to nursing practice implications, with specific implications for women's health.

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Name: Nursing for women's health
ISSN: 1751-486X
Pages: 346-354

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