Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

New ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines: stress on accuracy BP measurement method and lifestyle changes ánd a new target

AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA

Nov. 14, 2017 - AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA - Paul Whelton, MD (Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

AHA 2017 Paul Whelton, chair of the 2017 Hypertension Practice Guidelines, summarises the major changes as compared with the previous guideline.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the AHA 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.

Faculty

Paul Whelton is chair of the 2017 Hypertension Practice Guidelines, Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Disclosures

- Our reporting is based on the information provided at the AHA 2017 congress -

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