High Blood Pressure in Adults: Screening
Release Date: October 2015
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|Adults aged 18 years or older|
The USPSTF recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or older. The USPSTF recommends obtaining measurements outside of the clinical setting for diagnostic confirmation before starting treatment (see the Clinical Considerations section).
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: High Blood Pressure in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.