Australia will not rush to emulate the US example of moving the goalposts to widen the definition of hypertension, according to Professor Garry Jennings, Chief Medical Advisor of the National Heart Foundation. While US guidelines have re-defined a BP of 130-139/80-89 mmHg as Stage 1 hypertension, the recently revised NHF guidelines can continue to define ...
No SPRINT to re-write Australian BP guidelines, says Professor Garry Jennings
By Michael Woodhead
2 May 2018