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Canadian Hypertension Education Program Releases 2015 Recommendations

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Published in the May issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, the Canadian Hypertension Education Program published its 2015 Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement, Diagnosis, Assessment of Risk, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension.

Changes in the 2015 recommendations include:

  • aspects of blood pressure measurement and monitoring,
  • addressing smoking cessation with patients and
  • treatment of renal artery stenosis.

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