The normally staid world of hypertension was a bit controversial in 2017, so this week 2 Docs Talk about the recent recommendations — and their accompanying controversies — for treating high blood pressure.
Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly (SHEP) Study
Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) blood pressure trial.
Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)
JNC 8 blood pressure treatment guidelines