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cobweb icon Archived: Blood Pressure in Adults (Hypertension): Screening

Original Release Date: December 2007

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults 18 and over. 

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Archived: Clinical Summary

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This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Blood Pressure in Adults (Hypertension): Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/blood-pressure-in-adults-hypertension-screening

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