High Blood Pressure Recommendations

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (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.

Read Full Recommendation Statement or download the PDF.

atom Alliance promotes team-based care to evaluate high blood pressure including (a) lifestyle, risk factor, and concomitant disorder assessment that may affect prognosis and/or treatment; (b) identifying the cause of high blood pressure; and (c) assessing the presence or absence of other organ damage and cardiovascular disease. Learn more here.