Screening for high blood pressure: U.S. preventive services task force reaffirmation recommendation statement

Ned Calonge, Diana B. Petitti, Thomas G. Dewitt, Leon Gordis, Kimberly D. Gregory, Russell Harris, George Isham, Michael L. Le-Fevre, Carol Loveland-Cherry, Lucy N. Marion, Virginia A. Moyer, Judith K. Ockene, George F. Sawaya, Albert L. Siu, Steven M. Teutsch, Barbara P. Yawn

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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).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)783-786
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Volume147
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 4 2007

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Calonge, N., Petitti, D. B., Dewitt, T. G., Gordis, L., Gregory, K. D., Harris, R., Isham, G., Le-Fevre, M. L., Loveland-Cherry, C., Marion, L. N., Moyer, V. A., Ockene, J. K., Sawaya, G. F., Siu, A. L., Teutsch, S. M., & Yawn, B. P. (2007). Screening for high blood pressure: U.S. preventive services task force reaffirmation recommendation statement. Annals of internal medicine, 147(11), 783-786. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-147-11-200712040-00009