Nowe wytyczne postępowania w nadciśnieniu ACC/AHA – komentarz w NEJM

George Bakris,  Matthew Sorrentino. Redefining Hypertension — Assessing the New Blood-Pressure Guidelines.  New Eng J Med online (dostępny pełen tekst)

Ultimately, although the guidelines expand on JNC7 in useful ways, it is problematic to shift the threshold for hypertension to 130/80 mm Hg. Some people with blood pressures of 130 to 139/80 to 89 mm Hg who are at higher cardiovascular risk may benefit from earlier intervention, but though such a broad-brush approach may be fine from a public health perspective, it could overburden our primary care physician workforce …

New England Journal of Medicine, 17 stycznia 2018