Unity is pleased to provide the hypertension guidelines to help you care for your patients. View a copy of the guidelines below or print a copy and use at your convenience.
The hypertension guidelines are based on the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VII) which encourages practitioners to set a clear goal of therapy based on a patient's risk. Also, for patients above goal at the start of therapy, additional recommendations have been given, including a new classification entitled "pre-hypertension."
The guidelines include information on the following:
Visit Unity’s Practitioner Resources webpage for tools you can use when working with your patients with hypertension.