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Ann Intern Med. 2007 Dec 4;147(11):783-6.

Screening for high blood pressure: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement.

Abstract

DESCRIPTION:

Reaffirmation of the 2003 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force statement about screening for high blood pressure.

METHODS:

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force did a targeted literature search for evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for high blood pressure.

RECOMMENDATION:

Screen for high blood pressure in adults age 18 years or older. (Grade A recommendation).

PMID:
18056662
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