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JNC 7The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee, US National Institutes of Health / National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH/NHLBI)

JNC 7 Complete Report: The Science Behind the New Guidelines

This complete version of the updated guidelines for hypertension is written for the health care professional who wants to understand the science behind the new recommendations on high blood pressure. The JNC 7 Complete Report focuses on the new evidence, including a revised treatment algorithm, drug tables, and more. Get this for the health professional or researcher who needs to understand the full scope and significance of the new findings on high blood pressure.

At the request of PAHO's Member States, the Organization translated this guide into Spanish. Click above to the right on "español" to access the Spanish version.

JNC 7PAHO's Chronic Disease Project has kept up with the various guides disseminated since then, especially the 2007 Guidelines for the Management of Arterial Hypertension from the The Task Force for the Management of Arterial Hypertension of the European Society of Hypertension and of the European Society of Cardiology, which appear in the Journal of Hypertension 2007, 25:1105–1187). PAHO also wishes to highlight the upcoming revised version of the guidelines published on this page, to be launched soon as JNC 8.

Also see:
Brookes, L., Preview of the Fourth European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 07:18

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