Intensive blood pressure control improves cardiovascular outcomes in patients at high risk for CVD. There was a modest risk of serious adverse events.
ACC/AHA REVISED DEFINITIONS (2017)
• Normal Blood Pressure, <120/80mmHg
• Elevated Blood Pressure, 120-129/<80mmHg
• HTN stage I, 130-139/80-89mmHg
• HTN stage II, >140/90
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