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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2004

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (Complete Report)

Description of Resource: 
This is a complete version of the 2004 guidelines for hypertension. The Joint National Committee (JNC) 7 Complete Report focuses on new evidence (since JNC 6), including a revised treatment algorithm, drug tables, and more. This is for the health professional or researcher who needs to understand the full scope and significance of the findings and recommendations on high blood pressure.

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Developed By: 
National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Heart Disease and Stroke
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Expert Opinion
Citation: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National High Blood Pressure Education Program. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure [Internet]. NIH Publication. 2004 Aug [cited 2013 Feb 27]; No. 04-5230. First published in JAMA 2003;289(19):2560–2571. doi:10.1001/jama.289.19.2560. Available from: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/guidelines/jnc7full.pdf